College football player found shot to death in North Carolina
Sad news out of North Carolina. WRAL Sports Fan is reporting that a college football player was found dead early Saturday morning after an overnight shooting.
Lenoir-Rhyne is grieving the loss of Omari Alexander, a 19-year-old sophomore from Concord, NC and member of the football team, who was killed overnight in an off-campus incident in Hickory. Out of respect for his family, the university will have no further comment at this time. pic.twitter.com/JDP6nIIqVa
— Lenoir-Rhyne University (@lenoirrhyne) November 20, 2021
The report states that Omari Alexander, a tight end for Division II program Lenoir-Rhyne University, was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds Saturday morning just before 1 a.m. The car was in the Civitan Court Apartments in Hickory, North Carolina. The report states that the engine of the car was running when police arrived.
Alexander was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, per the report. Alexander, 19, played for Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte.
WRAL states police are investigating the report as a possible homicide.