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Shooting at KC Chiefs facility

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    From Jay Glazer's twitter.

    Scary situation in KC right now as a player and another person have been shot at the Chiefs facility. Don't want to reveal player until his family knows
  2. Elliotte Friedman

    Elliotte Friedman Moderator Staff Member

    @jeff_rosen88: Our news partner ch. 5 reporting #Chiefs player apparently killed his girlfriend and then himself this morning.

  3. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    A quick perusal of Chiefs fan message boards have the name Jovan Belcher, a starting linebacker, named as the rumored perpetrator/victim.
  4. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Police: player shot girlfriend at a home, then shot himself at the facility.

  5. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Belcher's name all over Twitter now, though unconfirmed by a reputable news source that I can tell. Wikipedia page has been changed to reflect, but, as we know, anyone can do that.

    What a horrendous story.

    Do the Chiefs still play tomorrow? Crass to think about, I guess, but that decision has to be made quickly.
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    The Redskins played the week Sean Taylor died. It was a couple days later, but that team was still in mourning too.
  7. kingcreole

    kingcreole Active Member

    I've heard the Chiefs, Panthers and NFL are talking about maybe canceling the game.

    some reports are saying Belcher killed himself in front of two Chiefs coaches.
  8. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Taylor died at home, not at the team facility.
  9. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    No reason to play this game. Little impact on standings.
  10. Care Bear

    Care Bear Guest

  11. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Wow. Yeah, OK, if that's the case, Taylor isn't in the same ballpark as a comparison.

    I don't think we've ever seen a team end up a game short in the NFL standings, but I don't think anyone would have a problem with this one.
  12. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    I'm guessing they end up canceling this game - would that happen if this if either, or both, of the teams was in the running for the playoffs? Not asking whether it should still be canceled (I believe it should), but would it?
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