Former Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II found himself in a scary situation on Friday when he was allegedly robbed at gunpoint.
According to the Smith County Sherriff’s office in Texas, Mohomes was traveling with three other people when they pulled up to a residence and exited the vehicle. When they were standing in the driveway another vehicle approached the group. A passenger in that vehicle gestured indicating he had a gun, and demanded the group turn over their belongings. Nobody was injured in the incident.
Authorities were able to locate the vehicle and the suspects a short time later, and found the group’s belongings in their possession. Two suspects were arrested and booked into jail: 34-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton and 58-year-old Billy Ray Johnson. The stolen property was return to Mahomes and the people he was with.
Pinkerton has been charged with aggravated robbery and is being held on $50,000 bond. Johnson is being held on $6,000 bond and has been preliminary charged with tampering and fabricating physical evidence and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
Mahomes was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 10th overall pick in the draft. At this time, neither the Chiefs or Mahomes have released a statement on the incident.