FBI Asks For Help in Locating Former NBA Player Wanted for Murder

August 29, 2011 Updated Aug 29, 2011 at 3:15 PM EDT

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Javaris Crittenton

August 29, 2011 Updated Aug 29, 2011 at 3:15 PM EDT

The FBI is asking for the public's assistance in locating a former NBA player wanted for murder in connection with the August 19 shooting death of a 22-year-old woman in Atlanta.

Javaris Crittenton, 23, is wanted by the Atlanta Police Department in connection with the shooting of 22-year-old Julian Jones. Authorities believe Crittenton is in the Los Angeles area, where he has family and friends.

Crittenton played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies and Charlotte Bobcats during his NBA career.

Read the FBI news release HERE.