Hartford, Conn. • A man was arrested and charged with felony assault and gun crimes stemming from the weekend shooting of an associate of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez outside a Connecticut nightclub, police said Wednesday.
Leslie Randolph, 29, of Hartford, was taken into custody Tuesday evening at a home in Southington and was being held on $1 million bail, Hartford police said. It wasn't immediately clear if Randolph had a lawyer. State court records show he has previous convictions for threatening, drug and gun crimes and has been in and out of jail over the past decade.
Randolph is accused of shooting Alexander Bradley outside a nightclub Sunday in Hartford's South Meadows neighborhood. Bradley is recovering from three gunshot wounds to his right thigh. He alleges in a lawsuit filed in Florida that he lost his right eye when Hernandez shot him in the face as they argued outside a Miami club last February.