Colorado police are investigating Ja Morant in the wake of an Instagram Live video

Col­orado police said Mon­day they were inves­ti­gat­ing Ja Moran­t’s behav­ior over the week­end after he post­ed an Insta­gram Live video of the Mem­phis Griz­zlies star dis­play­ing what looked like a gun while in a nightclub. .

Glen­dale Police con­firmed the inci­dent took place at a bar in Glen­dale, a small enclave sur­round­ed by Den­ver known for its strip clubs and shop­ping malls. The depart­ment said it was inves­ti­gat­ing whether Morant may have vio­lat­ed firearms laws.

Accord­ing to ESPN, the inci­dent took place at Shot­gun Willie’s, which describes itself as a “gen­tle­men’s club.” ESPN con­tact­ed Shot­gun Willie’s on Mon­day and said the per­son who answered the call hung up on the reporter mul­ti­ple times.

Col­orado is an open-car­ry state, with some excep­tions, such as car­ry­ing guns on fed­er­al prop­er­ty. In Col­orado, it is ille­gal to own a firearm while under the influ­ence of alcohol.

NBA rules pro­hib­it play­ers from car­ry­ing firearms on team prop­er­ty or while trav­el­ing to work. In footage Morant livestreamed, it’s unclear if he’s drunk, but oth­ers are seen drinking.

Inspec­tor Jamie Dil­lon told the Asso­ci­at­ed Press that police had not received any calls or com­plaints about Moran­t’s actions, but that they had launched an inves­ti­ga­tion on Sat­ur­day after learn­ing that the video was cir­cu­lat­ing online.

Morant has been side­lined by the team while the NBA con­ducts an inves­ti­ga­tion. Before Mem­phis lost to the LA Clip­pers on Sun­day, man­ag­er Tay­lor Jenk­ins said the Griz­zlies have not giv­en him a clear timetable for his come­back. Mem­phis will face the Lak­ers in Los Ange­les on Tues­day night.

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