Arkansas State defensive lineman Markel Owens died on Wednesday night while trying to protect his family during a robbery attempt, police believe. Owens’ stepfather, Johnny Shivers, was followed by two men to his home in Jackson, Tenn. They believe he was forced inside by the masked men in a robbery attempt and a struggle ensued. […]
Tragedy struck Arkansas State on Thursday when it was confirmed that junior defensive lineman Markel Owens was killed in a shooting.
Arkansas State says junior defensive lineman Markel Owens was one of two men killed in a shooting in Jackson, Tenn. Jerry Scott, the school's sports information director, confirms Owens was one of the victims and said ''it's a sad day'' for the Red Wolves. The Jackson Sun reports three people were shot about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, but the newspaper said...
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