Ex-Sonics star Shawn Kemp to be released after WA shooting arrest

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The Seattle Times

Pierce County prosecutors decided Thursday not to charge former Seattle Sonics star Shawn Kemp pending further investigation by Tacoma police into an alleged shooting Wednesday at the Tacoma Mall. No injuries were reported. Kemp, who was booked into the Pierce County Jail just before 6 p.m. Wednesday on investigation of drive-by shooting, is to be released from custody by 9 p.m. Thursday, jail records show. In Pierce County, criminal defendants are usually but not always charged and arraigned on the next court date after an arrest, whereas in King County, arraignment — when a defendant enters …

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