WNBA Legend Chamique Holdsclaw Jailed After Shooting Up Ex-Girlfriend’s Car

by November 16, 2012
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Wild story out of Atlanta, where police allege that former WNBA superstar Chamique Holdsclaw attacked her ex-girlfriend’s vehicle with a baseball bat, before shooting at it. Her ex is WNBA player Jennifer Lacy. TMZ reports that Holdsclaw has been released on $100k bond. Per the AJC: “Holdsclaw, 35, of Smyrna, surrendered to police Thursday and was booked into the Fulton County jail shortly before 9 p.m., according to jail records. She was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal damage to property and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Jennifer Lacy, 29, who described herself as Holdsclaw’s former girlfriend, told police she was working out at a church on Ponce de Leon Avenue on Tuesday when Holdsclaw approached her and said she wanted to put some items in Lacy’s car. According to an incident report obtained by Channel 2 Action News, as Lacy drove from the church she smelled gasoline inside her vehicle and noticed that Holdsclaw was following her. Lacy said she drove to a friend’s house on Hemphill Avenue, at which time Holdsclaw got out of her car with a baseball bat and began smashing the windows in Lacy’s Range Rover, the report said. After breaking the driver’s side window, a rear passenger’s window and the rear window, Holdsclaw produced a handgun, fired inside the SUV and fled the scene, the report said. Police said they later recovered a 9mm shell casing at the scene. Lacy was not injured, police said. Holdsclaw played 12 seasons in the WNBA, including one year with the Atlanta Dream, in 2009. Lacy plays for the Tulsa Shock of the WNBA and played for the Dream in 2008 and 2009.”