Crime Former NFL Player Murdered 5 People in S.C., Including a Doctor and the Victims’ Grandchildren, Before Killing Himself: Reports
Police working to determine motive in Phillip Adams' shooting spree that left 5 dead in South Carolina: What we know
Police are investigating for possible motive, and autopsy reports are pending days after Wednesday's shooting spree in South Carolina.A fifth person working at the family's home was also found dead, and a sixth person was injured.
The Associated Press on Thursdayformer NFL player Phillip Adams was the triggerman who shot and killed five people in Rock Hill, South Carolina on Wednesday afternoon before killing himself. The wire service sourced his identity to “a source who was briefed on the investigation” who was not authorized to speak publicly.
BREAKING: The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.
Report: Brain of mass shooting suspect, ex-NFL player Phillip Adams to be tested for CTE
The York County coroner said that the brain of former NFL player Phillip Adams, the suspect in the Rock Hill shooting, will be tested for CTE.York County Coroner Sabrina Gast told the Charlotte Observer that she spoke to the Adams family to get consent to have the tests performed. The Observer also reported that the Medical University of South Carolina Charleston will conduct the autopsy and that the York County Coroner’s Office will collaborate with Boston University on the CTE assessment.
— The Associated Press (@AP)
The victims were Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69. The doctor’s grandchildren, Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5, were also killed. James Lewis, 39, was the fifth person killed. ABC Newsthat Lewis was working from the home when he was shot.
The AP said Adams had been Dr. Lesslie’s patient. Adams’ parents live near the Lesslie home, and Adams grew up in Rock Hill, where the shooting occurred, the report said.
Adams played two years with the Oakland Raiders, one year with the Atlanta Falcons, one year with the New England Patriots, one year with the New York Jets, one year with the Seattle Seahawks, and one year with the San Francisco 49ers, online. He was a defensive back between 2010 and 2015.
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Authorities said early Thursday that they had identified “the person we feel is responsible” but did not immediately release his name.
“We found him in a nearby house,” the York County, S.C. Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter. “There is no active threat to the community.”
UPDATE: We have IDed the person we feel is responsible for the shooting on Marshall Rd. We found him in a nearby house. There is no active threat to the community. Detectives are still in the area serving a search warrant & investigating this tragic event.
— YCSO_SC (@YCSO_SC)
Sadly 5 people have died as a result of the shooting. Dr. Robert Lesslie & his wife, Barbara Lesslie were both found in the home & died as a result of gunshot wounds, as well as their 2 grandchildren. James Lewis of Gastonia, was working at the home & died from gunshot wounds
— YCSO_SC (@YCSO_SC)
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