UPDATED: Florida DB Deiondre Porter arrested on felony charges, suspended indefinitely
Florida announced the indefinite suspension of redshirt freshman defensive back Deiondre Porter late Wednesday morning.
UPDATE: The Gainesville Police Department confirmed Porter’s arrest and released a mug shot and police report. In the report, the victim, who said she is 10 weeks pregnant, alleges that Porter held a gun to her head during an argument and then several hours later fired a bullet into the wall she was leaning against while they were arguing again.
Porter has been charged with four felonies and one misdemeanor. Click here to read more.
UPDATE: Gainesville PD also released an incident report detailing a Sept. 30 traffic stop in which the driver was arrested on charges of drug possession and for carrying a concealed firearm. Porter had been a passenger in the vehicle.
Coach Jim McElwain confirmed the suspension on Wednesday’s SEC teleconference saying: “He’s no longer with the football team, he’s suspended indefinitely.”
Porter has played in four games for Florida this season and registered two tackles.
— Edgar Thompson (@osgators) October 14, 2015
Charges on Porter in Alachua court records include aggravated battery, aggravated assault. 4 felonies and a misdemeanor.
— Matt Baker (@MBakerTBTimes) October 14, 2015
McElwain on Porter: "He's no longer with the football team. He's suspended indefinitely." #Gators
— Anthony Chiang (@Anthony_Chiang) October 14, 2015
Deiondre Porter was also in a vehicle on Sept 30th where the driver was arrested for drugs and concealed firearm: https://t.co/eqyVqeQFLw
— Gainesville Police (@GainesvillePD) October 14, 2015