Amaad Wainright, a former guard for the Kansas State men’s basketball team, has pleaded guilty for his role in a road rage shooting last January.
Wainright accepted a plea deal, dropping charges of fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer and leaving him with the charges of obstructing apprehension or prosecution. According to Fox 4 KC, Wainright did not comment on why he took the plea deal. He will face sentencing Oct. 24.
🙏🏽 court goes good today
— Amaad Wainright (@AmaadW) August 21, 2018
For a more in-depth description of Wainright’s charge, click here.
The incident in question took place in January along Interstate 435.
Wainright transferred to K-State in 2017 from Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas. During the 2017-2018 season, Wainright played 36 of 37 games averaging, 13.1 minutes per game.
Wainright was excused from the team following his arrest in April, per K-State Athletics department policy.
While Wainright’s legal future is still unclear, he has opted to transfer to Louisiana State University Shreveport.