At least five people were killed in a house in South Carolina, USA. There were two children among the victims.
Local police said the victims of the massacre near Rock Hill on Wednesday night included a doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren.
Trent Faris, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office, said it was a family well-known in York County.
“Dr. Robert Leslie and his wife Barbara Leslie were found dead from gunshot wounds at home, just like their two grandchildren. The body of James Lewis, who worked at home, was also shot to death. They announced from the York County Sheriff’s Office.
The police confirmed that one person was seriously injured by the shooting and was taken to the hospital, describing the incident as a “mass shooting.”
The attacker who killed a famous doctor and four others was former National Football League player Philip Adams. After the attack, shortly after midnight local time, he committed suicide.
A few hours after the tragedy, the police found Adams in a house in Shishan, and a helicopter also participated in the search.
He is a former cornerback and has played for many teams during his six-year career, including the New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and New York Jets.
Trent Faris, a spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office, said: “We have found a person believed to be involved in the attack. So far, I can only speak to the suspect.”
The reporter asked if the suspect was a neighbor of the Farris family who was killed. He said: “He lives on the same street.” The sheriff’s office confirmed that the suspect in the attack was arrested by a “nearby house”.
Anonymous source is ESPN It was confirmed that Adams was a patient of a murdered doctor. During his career, Adams suffered many injuries, including concussions and broken ankles.
The children killed were 5 and 9 years old.