Sunday, June 10, 2012

Update on Auburn University Mass Murder: Former Football Players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips Dead; 5 Others Wounded, 2 Critically; Shooter

Apparently Still at Large

Auburn Police are investigating a shooting at the University Heights apartment complex on West Longleaf Drive in Auburn, Alabama Sunday June 10, 2012. Auburn police issued no official statement, but confirmed there was a shooting with multiple victims at the apartment complex. (The Birmingham News/Frank Couch)

[Previously, at WEJB/NSU:

Mass Shooting at Auburn U Apts.: 3 Dead (2 Ex-Footballers), 2 Wounded, So Far; Men Argued with Turquorius Vines’ (Late) Friend, Who Smashed Bottle Over Their Heads; They Started Shooting; It’s a Black Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand.]

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As many as seven shot in incident in Auburn that killed two former football players
Sunday, June 10, 2012, 11:51 a.m.; updated: 12:06 p.m.
By Charles Goldberg/Auburn Bureau, The Birmingham News, Press-Register, and The Huntsville Times

AUBURN, Alabama -- As many as seven people were shot at an Auburn apartment complex Saturday night, including two former football players who were killed, has learned.

Witnesses told police the shooting occurred following a fight involving three others and the person with the gun. The alleged shooter is not associated with Auburn football. The Auburn police department will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. at which more information about the suspect could be released.

Two of the wounded are in critical condition at the East Alabama Medical Center. They are not associated with the Auburn football program.

Former Auburn players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips were killed by a gunman, and current offensive lineman Eric Mack was wounded. His wound is not life-threatening and may be released from the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika in the coming days.

Two others not associated with the football team are also hospitalized.

[Thanks to reader-researcher RC for this article.]

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Auburn University Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, Multiple Injured.. have a look what people have to say who were present at that moment ..