LeBron’s Son Rushed Off Court After Gun Scare During Game

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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LeBron James’ son Bronny James was rushed off court during his high school basketball game Saturday night over fears that someone in the arena had a gun.

Bronny was playing for the Sierra Canyon boys basketball team against DeMatha as part of a showcase event in D.C. when chaos suddenly broke out in the stands, according to TMZ.  It is believed that several fans in the stands were involved in an altercation and at one point it was believed that someone had pulled a gun to settle the dispute, according to TMZ.  A police spokesperson later fonfirmed “there were no injuries,” according to TMZ.

Coaches and players quickly evacuated the court during the incident. It was reportedly a state of panic and chaos as those in the immediate area scrambled to secure their safety. Police did a “thorough search,” and after searching extensively said they did not locate a firearm on site, according to TMZ.

DeMatha head coach Mike G. Jones III confirmed that “out of an abundance of caution” the teams did not return to the arena to complete their game, according to TMZ. The teams also took Sunday off following the incident. (RELATED: Former NBA Player Says LeBron’s Nike Contract Is Hush Money For China)

James issued a statement on his social media page saying “high schoolers can’t even hoop in peace now a days,” as he weighed in on the scary moments he encountered.

LeBron James has not come forward with a public statement about the incident.