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Scottie Pippen Questioned, Released by Malibu Sheriff Officials After Scuffle

English: Chicago Bulls Scottie Pippen 1995

English: Chicago Bulls Scottie Pippen 1995 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Brian Hews

Legendary NBA superstar Scottie Pippen has been questioned and released by law enforcement officials after he was suspected to be involved in a fight Sunday night at a Malibu eatery.

Pippen, who was a former superstar with the Chicago Bulls, was being questioned by members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department with possible charges of Assault With Intent to Commit Great Bodily Injury.

In a statement to members of the media on Monday afternoon, Sheriff officials say he has “been questioned and released from the Malibu/ Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station around 1:00 PM today.”

“He was questioned for about an hour and released. Station detectives have stated they want to ask witnesses further question prior to concluding their investigation,” said Sgt. Rich Pena.

Pena also said that the investigation is ongoing at this time and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives are attempting to obtain additional information regarding the incident.

If you have any information about this incident, call Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station (http://www.LostHills.lasd.org) at (818) 878-1808.

Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS(8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website, http://lacrimestoppers.org

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