Cameron Batson may have just seen his career in the NFL end after an altercation with a police officer.
The Atlanta Falcons practice squad wide receiver was arrested early Saturday morning in Atlanta after allegedly fighting with police officers and fleeing the scene of a traffic stop.
ESPN reported he was pulled over for speeding and failing to maintain his lane on an interstate. Officers on the scene determined that Batson was intoxicated. He would then resist arrest and an officer fired his gun during the struggle, but no one was hit.
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Police say Batson then got into his truck and drove away before crashing, fleeing on foot and ultimately getting subdued and arrested. This resulted in the Falcons wideout and an officer going to a local hospital to treat injuries.
“We have been made aware of an overnight incident involving Cameron Batson and are currently gathering information from law enforcement agencies,” the Falcons said in a statement. “We take this matter seriously and have no further comment at this time.”
Batson was an undrafted free agent signed by the Tennessee Titans in 2018, where he spent his first four NFL seasons.
Throughout his career, Batson has recorded 22 catches for 197 yards and two touchdowns.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.