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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