Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son Adam, 28, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and faces 10-years in jail for ‘stabbing his 60-year-old neighbor seven times’ over trash can dispute in June
- Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 28, has been charged in the June stabbing of his 60-year-old neighbor
- In the June 9 incident neighbor Ray Winsor, 60, got into an argument with Adam about helping his grandmother take in the trash cans
- Adam responded by stabbing Winsor seven times, resulting in a fractured skull
- On Tuesday he was charged with three felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon and a felony count of carrying a dirk or dagger
- If convicted as charged, he faces a maximum sentence of nine years and eight months in state prison
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The son of Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been charged for brutally stabbing his 60-year-old neighbor seven times with a hunting knife in a dispute over trash cans.
Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 28, of San Clemente, California was charged Tuesday with three felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon, a felony count of carrying a dirk or dagger and three enhancements of inflicting great bodily injury, as per CBS News.
On June 9 Adam got into an argument with his neighbor Ray Winsor, 60, with whom he shares a driveway.
The neighbor confronted Abdul-Jabbar about not taking in the trash cans for his 83-year-old grandmother who he lived with. Abdul-Jabbar then allegedly stabbed him several times.
Abdul-Jabbar is scheduled to be arraigned on September 9. If convicted as charged, he faces a maximum sentence of nine years and eight months in state prison.
Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 28, (right) has been charged in the June stabbing of his neighbor Ray Winsor, 60, (left) in a dispute over trash cans
Adam Abdul-Jabbar (near left, alongside father Kareem) pictured during a 2017 taping of Family Feud. He was charged Tuesday with three felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon, a felony account of carrying a dirk or dagger and three enhancements of inflicting great bodily injury
Winsor suffered injuries in the back of the head and neck that caused a fractured skull and a brain bleed.
His wife drove him to the hospital where he collapsed in front of the emergency room, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Winsor filed a civil lawsuit against Abdul-Jabbar claiming he nearly died of blood loss following the incident.
‘I sort of got on him because the lady who takes care of him is 83-year-old, he doesn’t do anything for her and it just bums me out, she’s in a walker taking her trash cans down,’ said to Eyewitness News in June.
He said he bickered with Abdul-Jabbar several times over helping his grandmother. Winsor said he knew Abdul-Jabbar since he was a child.
Winsor said that Abdul-Jabbar yelled, ‘Shut your f***ing mouth, I’m gonna stick a knife through your teeth’ before stabbing him seven times.
Winsor said that Abdul-Jabbar yelled, ‘Shut your f***ing mouth, I’m gonna stick a knife through your teeth’ before stabbing him seven times
Winsor shows his scars. He said Abdul-Jabbar stabbed him seven times during the argument
Adam Abdul-Jabbar pictured returning home after being released from jail
Winsor thought he was being punched before he realized he had been stabbed when ‘blood was running down my back’, he told Eyewitness News.
‘After the fourth punch, I felt a very sharp pain and noticed blood coming out of me and then I had one to the top of my head and I was trying to get back to my house and he was in front of me,’ he said.
He said he then punched Abdul-Jabbar and knocked off his glasses so he could flee to the safety of his home.
‘A dispute between neighbors should never escalate to violence, much less the ruthless nature of this attack,’ Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said Tuesday.
‘Violence of any kind will not be tolerated in Orange County and those who choose to inflict violence on others will be prosecuted by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office to the fullest extent of the law.’
Rachel Winsor, 26, (pictured with her father Ray) said she is terrified the Lakers’ legend’s son will launch a fresh attack on her father Ray Winsor after the suspect was released on bail and headed straight to the victim’s home to apologize to his wife Sheila
Adam pictured with father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Family Feud in 2017
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a six-time NBA champion and the league’s all-time leading scorer
Abdul-Jabbar was arrested the day of the incident and released the following day after posting $25,000 bail.
But Winsor’s daughter Rachel said she now fears for her parents’ safety as the 6-foot-7 alleged attacker is back living in the home next door after posting bail.
Rachel Winsor, 26, who grew up playing with Abdul-Jabbar in the neighborhood where the attack took place, said she is terrified the Lakers’ legend’s son will launch a fresh attack on her father.