Gators LB Morrison Released From Jail, Kava Lounge Releases Statement
GAINESVILLE- Antonio Morrison was released from jail on his own recognizance Monday afternoon, a day after the Florida Gators linebacker was arrested for misdemeanor battery in Gainesville.
The state attorney's office is now gathering information to see whether they have a case against Morrison-a Freshman All-SEC performer for the Gators in 2012-after witnesses outside the Kava Lounge nightclub say they saw Morrison hit a bouncer in a dispute over the entry fee.
The Kava Lounge released a statement Monday saying:
"The event that unfolded on Sunday morning with a member of the University of Florida football organization was unfortunate. Kava Lounge prides itself in provding a safe, pleasant, and enjoyable night time experience for all patrons. Kava Lounge's rules are in line with and follow strict local laws that are aimed at providing a safe environment for all patrons. Violence from any individual will not be tolerated and will be reported immediately. We hope that this is a learning experience for everyone. Kava Lounge is a proud member of the Gainesville community and are always in full support of our Gators and the University of Florida."
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