LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The WNBA has suspended L.A. Sparks guard Riquna Williams for ten games following allegations of domestic violence.
Williams was arrested April 29 in Florida for allegedly assaulting her ex-girlfriend. Deputies say after they separated the two, Williams grabbed a gun and pointed it at one of them before taking off in her car.READ MORE: Marvel Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dead At 37 Following Ski Accident
The incident didn’t stop the team from re-signing her a month after the arrest.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Brittany Moore, Suspect Involved In String Of Retail Thefts
The WNBA conducted its own investigation and has ordered Williams to undergo counseling as part of her suspension.MORE NEWS: Doctors, Nurses Report Alarming Rise In Pediatric COVID-19 Cases
Williams’ suspension begins with the Sparks July 18 game against the Dallas Wings.