Former NFL player kills 5, self, in South Carolina shooting

Reuters | Updated: 09-04-2021 00:04 IST | Created: 09-04-2021 00:04 IST
Former NFL player kills 5, self, in South Carolina shooting

Former professional football player Phillip Adams fatally shot a prominent South Carolina doctor, his wife, two grandchildren and another man before taking his own life at his home a short distance away, authorities said on Thursday.

Adams, 32, who left the National Football League six years ago, was found dead in a nearby house hours after the killings of five people on Wednesday at the home of Dr. Robert Lesslie in suburban Rock Hill, South Carolina, York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson told reporters.

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