ROCK HILL, SC – The man suspected of shooting five people in a house in South Carolina has been identified as a former NFL player, the Associated Press reported, citing a unidentified source

Update 10 am ET April 8: Citing an unidentified source, the AP reported that former NFL player Phillip Adams killed five people, including a prominent doctor and two children, before commit suicide Thursday morning

Adamsâ ???? the parents live near the home of Dr Robert Lesslie, one of five people shot and killed Wednesday night in Rock Hill, and the 32-year-old had already been treated by the doctor, according to the AP

Adams has played as a defensive back for several teams, including the 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons after playing in South Carolina State He also suffered multiple injuries in the NFL, including concussions and a broken left ankle

Authorities have identified the five people killed in Wednesday’s shooting as Lesslie, 70, doctor’s wife Barbara Lesslie, 69; the couple’s grandchildren, Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5; and James Lewis, 38, who worked from home

Update 9:40 am ET April 8: The AP reported that former NFL pro Phillip Adams committed suicide Thursday morning after the shooting

BREAKING: The shooter who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who took his own life, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation https: // tco / bE0rpetfNR

Original report: South Carolina officials investigate after five people, including two children, were found dead in a house in Rock Hill, authorities say

Story development More information likely to come in the morning Five people, including two children, killed in mass shootings in York County, officials say https: // tco / xyk1EZesBl

In a press release Thursday morning, the York County Coroner’s Office said it responded to a Marshall Road home on Wednesday to investigate several deaths at the residencea???? Authorities have found three adults and two children dead from gunshot wounds, WSOC-TV reported

Among the victims are residents of the house, Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and Barbara Leslie, 69; their grandchildren, Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5; and James Lewis, 38, of Gastonia, who worked at the residence, according to WSOC

– All deaths are investigated as homicides, – the coroner’s office said in the press release, adding that autopsies and toxicology tests were pending

The York County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate and remained at the scene early Thursday, the statement said

Unfortunately, 5 people died as a result of the shooting Dr Robert Lesslie & his wife, Barbara Lesslie were both found at the & house deceased from gunshot wounds, as well as their 2 grandchildren James Lewis of Gastonia, worked at the & house, died of gunshot wounds

WSOC reports detectives have identified and found suspect Authorities were serving search warrant, news outlet said

Phillip Adams

World News – Shooting in the United States – South Carolina: Former NFL pro Phillip Adams killed 5 people, then himself, according to The report

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