'Doesn't make sense': Former NFL player kills five in mass shooting
A community in South Carolina has been devastated after a former NFL player killed five people before dying by suicide in a devastating tragedy.
Former San Fransisco Cornerback Phillip Adams shot and killed five people including a doctor and the doctor's wife in the South Carolina city Rock Hill on Wednesday.
The former NFL cornerback then returned to his parents house, when police arrived, before he died by suicide.
"There's nothing right now that makes sense to any of us," York County sheriff Kevin Tolson said.
Law enforcement are yet to determine a motive.
The five victims include a 70-year-old doctor, his 69-year-old wife and two of their grandchildren, age five and nine, as well as a 38-year-old boiler technician who was killed while working outside their house.
The doctor, Robert Lesslie, was a "pillar" of his community, the sheriff said.
He had founded a health care centre nearby, according to local media.
The police read out a statement on behalf of Lesslie's family, which detailed the heartbreak felt within the community.
"The losses we are suffering cannot be uttered …
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