With the nation nonetheless reeling from the capturing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida that left 17 individuals lifeless, former NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin posted an unsettling photograph on Instagram that led to Friday’s momentary closing of Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio Metropolis, Calif., the place Martin attended.
Martin has been taken into custody, ABC Information reported.
The Instagram post, which got here from a personal however verified account, included a photograph of a gun and bullets and was hashtagged #HarvardWestlake and #MiamiDolphins. Former Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey, in addition to two different individuals, have been tagged within the post.
The post was captioned, ‘If you’re a bully sufferer & a coward, your choices are suicide, or revenge.”
Former Dolphins OL Jonathan Martin with some critically disturbing stuff on his IG story… pic.twitter.com/NaJ8a0BXze
— Nick Brown (@NickyBeaster) February 23, 2018
Martin was the goal of bullying within the Dolphins locker room from 2012-thirteen, largely perpetuated by Incognito and Pouncey. He was additionally apparently the sufferer of bullying at Harvard-Westlake.
“You possibly can see the place any person that’s a bully will benefit from him, and fairly than him say something would simply maintain it inside,” Martin’s high school coach Vic Eumont stated again in 2013, per the Palm Seashore Post .
On Friday, per the Los Angeles Occasions , Harvard-Westlake was closed as a result of a “safety danger.” College students acquired an alert simply after 7 a.m. that stated whereas there was no direct menace, a former scholar made a social media post about being bullied on the school.
That is the newest in a string of occasions that increase critical considerations about Martin. In a Fb post in August 2015, Martin wrote of a number of suicide makes an attempt , sleep issues and substance abuse.
Amid the bullying incident in Miami, Martin was traded to the 49ers in March 2014 and was launched by the staff a yr later. He has not performed in NFL since.
Replace: Martin was launched from police custody. He was detained and questioned through the day after the incident.