Notre Dame football player arrested Sunday morning

Javon McKinley
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NOTRE DAME, Ind. (WNDU) - Notre Dame football player Javon McKinley was arrested early Sunday morning.

The 20-year-old was arrested by Notre Dame Security Police and booked into the St. Joseph County Jail at 4:47 a.m.

McKinley faces the following preliminary charges:

1. Battery or BBW resulting in bodily injury to public safety official while engaged in official duties

2. Resisting law enforcement

McKinley, a junior at Notre Dame, plays wide receiver. He played in four games in 2018. He missed the 2017 season due to injury, and he played in six games in 2016.

According to charging documents, McKinley punched two campus police officers who were trying to help get him into a nearby dorm, after he was found "unresponsive" in the back seat of an Uber.

A spokesman for Notre Dame released the following statement Monday night:

"The incident is being handled by the criminal justice system. As for internal discipline, we do not publicly discuss specific cases, and impose sanctions as warranted."