Warren Brinson, of Georgia, arrested for allegedly shooting a toy gun during the TikTok challenge | Launderer’s report
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Georgia defensive tackle Warren Brinson was arrested Thursday on two misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged TikTok challenge.
According to Rivals.com’s Anthony Dasher, Brinson went to Athens-Clarke County Jail for single battery after allegedly shooting water-based gel beads with a toy gun at a group of people on the Georgia campus.
Brinson was later released on $3,000 bond.
According to Dasher, Brinson was doing TikTok’s “Orbeez Challenge” in which participants use a toy gun to shoot water-based gel beads at random strangers while recording.
Brinson said in a message to Dasher that he “was in his vehicle when he pulled up in front of a group of people he thought he knew,” but he was wrong and the individuals filed a report after called the police about the incident.
The “Orbeez Challenge” has generated significant controversy. Orange County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office tweeted Tuesday that individuals participating in the challenge will be arrested for terrorizing people.
Voluisa Sheriff’s Office announcement last month, the arrest of a 19-year-old who shot an Amazon driver in the neck and glasses while driving as part of the challenge.
The Georgia Football Program has yet to release a statement on Brinson’s arrest.
Brinson has played 19 games with the Bulldogs over the past two seasons. He recorded nine total tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack to help Georgia win a national title in 2021.