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New details on domestic violence incident involving UA football player

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The police report reveals what led to the arrest of University of Arizona football safety Scottie Young Jr. for a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend on Sept. 27.

According to the UA police report, Sharma Davis tried retrieving her laptop from Young at the Likins Residence Hall on the UA campus.

She said Young threw the laptop at her.

The confrontation continued in the hallway.

Davis said Young called her a tramp and wished she were dead.

The report states Young then hurled Davis’ backpack near the elevators.

Davis tried knocking on the RA’s door. Young pulled her away from the door and spat in her face, according to the report.

Young admitted to those acts.

The report details a prior incident, in which Davis slapped Young in the face multiple times.

Davis is charged with misdemeanor assault touch with intent to provoke.

The University of Arizona Athletics Department released the following statement: 

“We’re aware that Scottie Young was charged with a misdemeanor, as was the other party involved. We are working with the university’s Dean of Students Office to gather more information.”

Young is a freshman from San Diego, where he attended Helix High School.

He's charged with misdemeanor assault knowingly causing injury, he is scheduled for arraignment on October 11, according to court documents.

For the full police report click here.

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