Correction: Malik Nabers’ age has been corrected. We apologize for the error.

NEW ORLEANS (BRPROUD) – An LSU wide receiver was arrested Monday, Feb. 20 in Orleans Parish.

Malik Nabers, 19, was charged with illegal carrying of a weapon. Nabers was then released from the Orleans Parish Jail, according to court records.

A statement from the NOPD Public Affairs Division said, “The NOPD arrested Malik Nabors (black male, DOB: 07-28-2003) on February 20, 2023, at the intersection of Bourbon and Conti streets on a charge of illegal carrying of a weapon. The incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. We do not have any additional information currently available regarding this incident.”

According to the docket for Orleans Parish Magistrate Court, the state is not going to press charges against Nabers. This decision was made “with the condition that the defendant not get his gun returned to him.”

Nabers hails from Youngsville and just finished as a freshman. He caught 72 balls for 1,017 yards and three touchdowns.