SEATTLE (CBS) — Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was arrested in Kissimmee, Florida Friday after he allegedly pointed a gun at his wife and threatened to kill her.
Jackson was visiting family when the assault occurred, according to Orlando’s WESH.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
WESH reporter Chris Hush reported details of the alleged assault in a series of Tweets, along with a photo of the police report.
Jackson returned home intoxicated and pointed a loaded gun at his wife before telling her: “I’ll kill you [expletive], I’ll kill you,” Hush reported.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
Jackson told police “nothing occurred” and stated there was no firearm in the home. Upon searching the home, however, a responding officer found a 9mm handgun in the kitchen, and cannabis.
Jackson was booked into Osceola County Jail and was released Friday afternoon, according to the Seattle PI.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: October Payments Hitting Parents' Bank Accounts
Jackson, 33, spent 9 seasons in the NFL. He was drafted in 2006 by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round. Jackson played for the Vikings from 2006-2010 and, later, for the Seahawks from 2011-2015. He is currently a free agent.