Louisville police say an internal investigation is ‘ongoing’ after Scheffler’s arrest

Louisville police said Tuesday that an internal investigation is ongoing World No. 1 Golfer Scotty Scheffler Arrested Last Friday at the PGA Championship.

John Mills, a security guard working at the tournament, was killed by a bus on Shelbyville Road outside the entrance to Valhalla Golf Club about 5 a.m., and Scheffler approached the club’s entrance 90 minutes later before his second tee time. – Round tee time.

The road was closed at the time of the crash, but players and media were allowed onto the course, and according to a police report, while Louisville Police Detective Brian Gillis was directing traffic, Scheffler “was driving east to approach the course” and then “pulled over. Outbound traffic was flowing westbound to avoid the backlog of traffic.” into the paths.” Gillis, according to the report, stopped Scheffler to stop in the westbound lanes and give instructions, at which point Scheffler “refused to comply and accelerated forward, pulling Detective Gillis to the ground” and causing “pain, swelling and bruising to his left. wrist and knee.”

Detective His bodycam does not play video. Scheffler was arrested and charged Four counts, including second-degree assault on a police officer, a crime. After being released from custody, he returned to the golf course in time for his second round This is called a “confused situation”. It was “a big misunderstanding.”

“The internal investigation is still ongoing,” a Louisville Police Department statement Tuesday from Chief Jacqueline Quinn-Villaroyal read. “Any policy violations uncovered during the investigation will be appropriately addressed in accordance with LMPD’s disciplinary protocol. The department intends to provide an additional update on the investigation on Thursday, May 23, 2024.

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Scheffler’s hearing was pushed to Tuesday, June 3. He completed four rounds at the PGA Championship, tied for eighth, and returned to his home in Dallas, where he is scheduled to play on the PGA Tour this week in Fort Worth, Texas. .

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