Basketball star Dionte Ware takes plea deal after girlfriend video

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – A Cleveland High School star basketball player allegedly seen in a cell phone video assaulting a young female is facing a 5-month, 29 day suspended sentence.

Eighteen year old Dionte Ware pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in general sessions Court.

Ware was charged with domestic assault in December after a video surfaced on social media allegedly showing him standing over and repeatedly striking his 16-year-old girlfriend.

Ware was removed from the Cleveland high school basketball team following an internal investigation.

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