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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 13: Chris Johnson #37 of the Oakland Raiders streches his neck during their game against the Washington Redskins at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 13, 2009 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders cornerback Chris Johnson was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list Saturday in the wake of a shooting that left his sister dead and his mother wounded. The announcement from the team came after Johnson left the Raiders on Dec. 7 to be with his family in Fort Worth, Texas. Johnson, who had an injury-plagued season in which he only started four games, returned to the team but did not attend practice this week, NBC Sports reported. Eugene Esters, 46, has been charged with murder and attempted murder in relation to the Dec. 5 shooting, in which Johnson's sister, 33-year-old Jennifer Johnson, was killed. Johnson's mother, Della Johnson, 53, was also wounded in the incident but was expected to survive, police said. Esters is the father of Jennifer Johnson's 2-year-old child.
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