Former Auburn Football Players Killed in Shooting

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Authorities say three people were fatally shot during a party at an apartment complex near Auburn University, including two former football players at the school.

Officials also said during a news conference Sunday that current football player Eric Mack had been wounded and was being treated at a hospital.

The two slain former players were identified as Edward Christian and Ladarious Phillips. The other person killed was identified as Demario Pitts.

Officials also said Xavier Moss and John Robertson were wounded. Police say Desmonte Leonard has been charged with capital murder and has not yet been captured.


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  • by Yuuuup! Location: Somewhere in Mississippi on Jun 17, 2012 at 02:54 AM
    Your a moron! Emphasis is put on news regarding anything to do with sports figures, this just happens to be murder and shooting of 2 ball players had it not been ball players no one would probably even here about it! So that being said since your a "ball" hater why not just skip any news on sports and it's players That way you won't sound like such a whining idiot
  • by Anonymous on Jun 10, 2012 at 09:10 PM
    does it make it any more important that that ball players got shot? emphasis seems to be placed more on the fact that they were football players,...._____ football
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