(CBS DETROIT) – A former Michigan State University basketball player was arrested Monday by Michigan State Police in connection to a fatal shooting in Detroit.

Keith Appling
Credit: Detroit Police Department

Keith Appling was arrested Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Commerce Park Drive in Chelsea where a firearm was also recovered, MSP said.

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The 29-year-old has been named as a suspect in a shooting that killed a 66-year-old man Saturday in the 13200 block of Whitcomb.

According to police, Appling was in a verbal altercation that turned physical and fired multiple gunshots at the 66-year-old man.

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Police say this incident is still under investigation.

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