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Friday, May 2, 2014
Keyshawn Johnson won't be charged

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The Los Angeles County District Attorney will not charge ESPN analyst Keyshawn Johnson in connection with a domestic incident at Johnson's home last month.

Johnson's ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Conrad, told a detective her collar was torn and her finger scratched when Johnson tried to take her phone during a conversation on April 21.

The district attorney declined to file charges because Conrad is no longer cooperating and, according to the DA's report, "the injury appears to have been minor and caused accidentally."

"I am pleased that law enforcement acted quickly and that this matter has been fairly resolved," Johnson said in a statement. "The quick decision results from the fact that I should not have been arrested because no crime was committed. I did not and would not touch, grab or strike a woman -- any woman. Though Jennifer and I are both pleased that this matter is over, we very much resent the fact that I was ever arrested in the first place. I apologize to my friends, family, fans and colleagues for this matter."

Johnson, 41, has worked as an NFL analyst at ESPN since 2007 and appears on "NFL Countdown" on Sundays and Mondays. The former wide receiver spent 11 years in the NFL, playing for the Jets, Buccaneers, Cowboys and Panthers.