Mikey Williams, a top-ranked high school basketball prospect, was arrested earlier this week in San Diego on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, according to authorities.

Jail records indicate 18-year-old Michael Anthony Williams was arrested near the 2600 block of Bratton Valley Road in the Jamul area Thursday afternoon.

Williams was released on bond Friday, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

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Mikey Williams looks on during the Pangos All-American Camp at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas on June 7, 2022. (Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Police documents show five counts of assault with a deadly weapon against Williams, but he will likely face one charge. Authorities said he had a firearm in his possession at the time of his arrest.

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Williams is suspected of being in direct violation of California Penal Code, Chapter 9, a(2), which involves «any person who commits an assault on the person of another with a firearm.»

Williams previously committed to playing college basketball at the University of Memphis. The university issued a statement saying it was «aware of the situation and [is] gathering more information.

San Ysidro's Mikey Williams drives to the basket against Cristóbal Colón during the Hoophall Classic high school basketball game at Blake Arena in Springfield, Massachusetts on January 14, 2023.

San Ysidro’s Mikey Williams drives to the basket against Cristóbal Colón during the Hoophall Classic high school basketball game at Blake Arena in Springfield, Massachusetts on January 14, 2023. (John Jones/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Williams’ popular Instagram account was no longer active as of Friday morning. The well-known basketball player’s account had just under 4 million followers.

Williams received National Freshman of the Year honors during his 2019-20 season at San Ysidro High School in California. She eventually transferred to Lake Norman Christian in North Carolina.

When Williams signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Puma in 2021, he became the first American high school basketball player to sign a sneaker deal with a global sportswear and footwear corporation.

San Ysidro's Mikey Williams shoots during the Hoophall Classic high school basketball game between Christopher Columbus and San Ysidro at Blake Arena in Springfield, Massachusetts on January 14, 2023.

San Ysidro’s Mikey Williams shoots during the Hoophall Classic high school basketball game between Christopher Columbus and San Ysidro at Blake Arena in Springfield, Massachusetts on January 14, 2023. (John Jones/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

During a 2022 appearance on the «I Am Athlete» podcast with former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall, former All-Pro return specialist Adam Jones and former NFL running back LeSean McCoy at a Puma flagship store in New York City, Williams said she made it a point to exercise wisdom when it came to her future investments.

«I’m trying to be worth a billion dollars by the time I’m 25,» he said.

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Williams also said that he was well aware of the position he was in and how he could lose everything if he wasn’t smart going forward.

“I know it could all end tomorrow… So that’s why I’m humbled by it, you know, I’ve talked a lot with a lot of friends and I’m like… I’m the first to do this, I’m the first to do that. And it’s like, God don’t put everyone in this position,» Williams said.