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In what has been a rapidly developing situation this morning, a shooting occurred last night at an Auburn, Alabama apartment complex. The shooting leaves three persons dead and several wounded. Two of the persons which were slain on scene were former Auburn University football players. Edward Christian and Ladairous Phillips were two of the victims killed in the senseless act of violence. Current football player Eric Mack was wounded in the incident and is reportedly still in the hospital receiving treatment. According to, two other individuals were wounded in the shooting as well. Xavier Moss was treated and released while John Robertson is reported as “fighting for his life”. Local law enforcement officials have identified a suspect in the shooting and an active manhunt is underway for Desmonte Leonard, being sought with three capital murder warrants for his arrest. Phillips was signed as a freshman, but had been redshirted. He struggled to hit the field in 2011 and h...

Ex-Auburn players killed, one injured

According to reports, two former Auburn football players were killed and current Tigers player Eric Mack was injured following a Saturday night shooting at an apartment complex near the campus.

Two Former Auburn Players Dead, As Many as 7 Shot in Off-Campus Shooting

What was a rumor on social media last night was confirmed to multiple outlets this morning, as two ex-Auburn football players - Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips were shot dead.  Also amongst the injured is current Tigers offensive lineman Erick Mack, who is still currently in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound.  As many as 7 people are thought to be shot in the late...

Reports Of A Fatal Shooting On Auburn Football Players Have Surfaced

Eric Page, Ed Christian, and LaDarius Phillips are Auburn football players that were reportedly victims of a shooting that turned fatal early this morning. Fox in Alabama is reporting that there were three deaths as a result of the shooting but we are hearing that it may be only two. The shootings occurred off Longleaf Drive at the University Heights apartment complex. The Auburn...

Two Former Auburn Football Players Killed, One Injured During Shooting

Two former Auburn football players, Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips (pictured right), were shot to death at the University Heights apartment complex close to campus, Saturday night. Another, current football player, Eric Mack, was also shot but is alive and in the hospital. The shooting stemmed from a fight that happened at a pool party, according to sources familiar with the...

Two former Auburn players were fatally shot in an off-campus incident

Reports emerged out of Auburn, Alabama last night that former football players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips had been fatally shot and current player Eric Mack had been wounded. Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson would not confirm any details last night and has scheduled a press conference for this morning. Eric Mack said the following through his Twitter account, “I appreciate...

Morning Playbook - Auburn shooting suspect cornered, Big East sues TCU, Sandusky trial commences

The high school highlight film of former Auburn player Ladarious Phillips. We continue to follow the developments in the Auburn shooting case. Last night police surrounded a house believed to contain the suspected shooter Desmonte Leonard in East Montgomery. Dozens of law enforcement officers from local, state and federal agencies were involved in a standoff that started around...

Two former Auburn players killed, one injured in shooting.

 Two former members of the Auburn football team were shot to death and one current member of the team was wounded in a shooting incident near the Auburn campus. "Former Auburn football players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips were shot to death and current player Eric Mack has a gunshot wound and is in the hospital following a Saturday night shooting at an apartment...

Shooting near Auburn University kills two former football players, injures one current player

Pictured to the left is of 22-year-old Desmonte Leonard of Montgomery, Alabama who is wanted in the shooting deaths of 3 people at a pool party near Auburn University. According to police, the shooting was the result of a fight that began over woman. Among the slain were former Auburn players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips. Along with 20-year-old Demario Pitts. Among the injured...

BREAKING: 2 Former Auburn Players Shot Dead In Apartment Shooting

((HT: WTVM-TV Columbus, Former Auburn football players Ed Christian and Ladarius Phillips have been shot and killed at an Auburn, Alabama area apartment complex while current player Eric Mack is being treated at hospital. Two others have also reportedly been shot and the alleged shooter is still at large. The Auburn, Alabama Police Department are holding a...

Police: 2 ex-Auburn players killed

Three people were fatally shot, including two former Auburn University football players, and another three people were wounded during a party at an apartment complex near the school, authorities said Sunday. Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson said during a news conference that current football player Eric Mack was among those wounded and was being treated at a hospital. The two slain...

Manhunt for Auburn shooter continues

The search continued Monday for a gunman suspected of killing three people and wounding three more in a shooting at a pool party near Auburn University. Two of the slain victims were former players for the school's powerhouse football program. Authorities were searching for Desmonte Leonard, 22, of Montgomery, who is accused of opening fire Saturday night at an apartment complex...
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