CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A former University of North Carolina football player accused of killing a man after pushing him in front of a car outside a Dilworth bar earlier this month was indicted on Tuesday.
Kenan Wells Gay, 23, is accused of pushing Robert Kingston III in front of a passing vehicle near Ed's Tavern on March 3.
Gay was indicted on a second-degree murder charge Tuesday. He had a bond hearing and was placed behind bars on a $100,000 secured bond.
Police said the two men had gotten into an altercation inside Ed s Tavern at the corner of Park Road and Ideal Way, and it spilled out of the bar.
According to police, someone called 911 around 10:40 p.m., telling a dispatcher that he was driving on Park Road when a man was pushed in front of his 2007 BMW.
Kingston III died after he was struck by the passing vehicle, authorities said.
Gay is a student at the Charlotte School of Law and a former wide receiver on the UNC football team.
If Gay makes bond he will be required to wear an electronic monitoring device.
Alan Cole, owner of Ed s Tavern, said he and others chased Gay after he fled the scene.
Cole said surveillance video showed it may have started over a girl. He said the two did not actually fight inside the bar and only appeared to be arguing at first.