YSTL: Smith avoids felony charges in home shooting
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Aldon Smith has engaged in interviews with police and conversations with members of the 49ers organization since his arrest April 13 at Los Angeles International Airport.
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But on Monday night, he had his first public comments since the day of his arrest for making a false report of a bomb threat. Smith went to Twitter with the following message:
Stay positive and always give your best effort,eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater tests— Aldon Smith (@AldonSmith) May 6, 2014
The 49ers on Friday exercised the fifth-year option on Smith for $9.754 million for the 2015 season.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office referred the Smith case to the Los Angeles City Attorney¹s Office last week for misdemeanor consideration. The City Attorney has requested more information before deciding whether to charge Smith at all.