Former NFL Player Suspected Of Killing Five In US, Then Himself
Washington, April 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Apr, 2021 ) :A former American professional football player is suspected of killing five people including a doctor and his wife in the state of South Carolina before dying by suicide, US media reported Thursday.
He then returned to his parents' house, where he killed himself early Thursday after a standoff with police.
A sixth person was hospitalized with serious gunshot wounds, York County sheriff's spokesman Trent Faris said.
Neither the York County medical examiner's office nor the sheriff's department responded to AFP's request for confirmation of the suspect's identity.
Speaking to a local television channel, Adams' father Alonzo said he believed playing professional football had "messed him up." Adams' professional career, from 2010-2015, was marred by injuries, including concussions.
US President Joe Biden, who unveiled a plan for gun control on Thursday, branded gun violence in the country an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment."During his speech, Biden cited the Rock Hill shooting as an example.