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The brother of NBA center Enes Kanter was robbed at gunpoint by four suspects at an Atlanta parking deck, police said.
Kanter, who plays center for the Portland Trail Blazers, posted video Sunday of his younger brother, Ahmet, and his two friends handing over their belongings earlier that morning to four armed men, including one in a ski mask, inside a parking deck in downtown Atlanta.
“I’m shocked and disgusted,” the 29-year-old NBA vet tweeted. “My little brother (Ahmet) walking around Atlanta, gets a gun pulled on him, and robbed. When will we have some normal gun control measures? This is not okay & not normal.”
Atlanta police said Monday Ahmet Kanter, who attends Georgia State University, told cops he and two friends left Mixx Atlanta nightclub when they were approached by four men who started harassing them.
Kanter, who is listed in an incident report as 6-foot-4 and 225 pounds, said one of the masked suspects tried to snatch a diamond chain from his neck, breaking the jewelry and scratching him in the process, police said.
Kanter managed to keep the necklace and ran with his friends into a nearby gas station, where he relayed what happened to a Georgia State University police officer, according to the incident report.
The officer told Kanter to call Atlanta police, prompting him and his friends to head back to a nearby parking deck, where they were approached by the same four suspects in a golden sedan, police said.
“Four of them followed us at the parking lot entrance, approached us from the back, pointed 2 guns at us, and asked us to throw over our belongings,” Kanter told cops. “They took my friend’s shoes, wallet, keys, girlfriend’s iPhone X, bracelet and [the] diamond necklace that belonged to me.”
Atlanta police said they believe the four suspects, two of whom were armed, then fled the parking deck in a gold sedan.
“Investigators were notified and will be working to identify the suspects involved,” department officials said in a statement.
Officer Steve Avery, an Atlanta police spokesman, told The Post Tuesday no arrests had been made in the ongoing investigation.
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