Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the team’s training facility after killing his girlfriend in a seperate incident Saturday morning, Kansas City Police spokeman Darin Snapp said.
The shooting occurred at 8:10 a.m. local time at the team’s facility near Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City Police communication supervisor Kathy Childs said.
Belcher killed his 22-year-old girlfriend at a nearby residence before driving to the training facility, Snapp told NFL.com’s Albert Breer. Police have not released the woman’s name, but confirmed she and Belcher had a 3-month-old child.
“About (7:50 a.m), we got a call to a residence, in regards to a shooting, on the 5400 block of Crysler Avenue,” Snapp said by phone. “We arrived and the lady there informed us that her daughter had been shot by her on-again, off-again boyfriend. The young woman was taken to a local hospital, where she died a short time later. READ MORE! <—VIDEO