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Zay Jackson Arrested: Murray State Guard Accused Of Hitting 2 With Car In Walmart Parking Lot

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Murray State's Zay Jackson drives around St. Mary's Rob Jones during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Murray, Ky. Murray State won 65-51.
Murray State's Zay Jackson drives around St. Mary's Rob Jones during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Murray, Ky. Murray State won 65-51.

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State point guard Zaveral "Zay" Jackson is accused of hitting two people with his car in a Walmart parking lot.

The 20-year-old sophomore was charged with two counts of first-degree assault and was being held Sunday night the Calloway County jail.

Police arrested Jackson around 4 p.m. following an altercation in a Wal-Mart parking lot where he hit two people with his white Monte Carlo, causing minor injuries.

An arraignment was scheduled Monday morning.

Jackson was a reserve who averaged 4.9 points, 2.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds as a freshman. He was projected to start this year for Murray State, which went 31-2 and beat Colorado State in its NCAA tournament opener last March. The Racers lost to Marquette in the next round.

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