Kansas City Chief Player Kills Girlfriend, Commits Suicide: Report

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Police say a 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs player was involved in two shootings Saturday, one of which occurred in the parking lot near Arrowhead Stadium.

KCTV-5 reports that the player in question shot his girlfriend dead before killing himself. ESPN has also confirmed that the player is dead and that “police are operating with the belief the player fatally shot his girlfriend at a house before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and killing himself.”

Kansas City police Supervisor Andrea Khan could not release the name of the player involved. The condition of the two parties was not immediately known.

Khan said the first shooting happened in a Kansas City, Mo., neighborhood and the second happened at Arrowhead Stadium, about five miles away, at about 8 a.m. Saturday.

The Chiefs issued a statement saying, “We can confirm that there was an incident at Arrowhead earlier this morning. We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation.”

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