SANTA ANA, Calif. - The FBI said former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been arrested in Southern California to face a murder charge in a deadly Atlanta shooting.
FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said Crittenton was taken into custody at about 8 p.m. Monday at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana after checking in for a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta.
Eimiller says he was arrested without incident by FBI agents with assistance from the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
She says he will be held overnight in police custody.
Earlier, Crittenton's attorney Brian Steel saidhis client planned to surrender to authorities in Atlanta on Tuesday.