A former NFL professional, who performed for each the 49ers and the Raiders within the final decade, killed a household of 4 and a groundskeeper earlier than killing himself:
The household was that of a physician, his spouse, and his two younger grandchildren ages 9 and 5. Right here’s extra on the mass taking pictures:
WFTV – The gunman who killed 5 folks together with a distinguished physician in South Carolina was former NFL professional Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, based on a supply who was briefed on the investigation.
The supply, who spoke on situation of anonymity as a result of he wasn’t licensed to talk publicly, stated Adams’ mother and father reside close to the physician’s dwelling in Rock Hill, and that he had been handled by the physician. The supply stated Phillips killed himself after midnight with a .45 caliber weapon.
The York County coroner’s workplace stated Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his spouse, Barbara Lesslie, 69, had been pronounced useless on the scene together with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5.
A person who had been working on the dwelling, James Lewis, 38, from Gaston, was discovered shot to dying exterior, and a sixth particular person was hospitalized with “severe gunshot wounds,” York County Sheriff’s Workplace’s spokesperson Trent Faris stated.
Faris stated deputies had been referred to as round 4:45 p.m. Wednesday to the Lesslies’ dwelling within the Rock Hill space, and spent hours trying to find the suspect earlier than discovering him in a close-by dwelling.
“We now have discovered the particular person we consider is accountable and we’re with him right now and that’s all I can say in regards to the suspect,” Faris stated.
I can’t think about what may inspire such a heinous taking pictures and to this point police aren’t talking about motives. The one factor we all know at this level is that this physician had Adams as a affected person earlier than and Adams lived close to the physician.
This story is getting just a little play within the media, however had the races been reversed, it might be getting a lot, way more, as you properly know.