SANTA ANA, Calif. - The FBI says former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been arrested in Southern California to face a murder charge in a deadly Atlanta shooting.

FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says Crittenton was taken into custody at about 8 p.m. Monday at John Wayne Airport after checking in for a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta.

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Eimiller says he was arrested without incident by FBI agents with assistance from the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

She says he will be held overnight in police custody.