Former NFL running back Joe McKnight passed away on Thursday, according to NOLA.com. McKnight was 28 years old. NOLA.com reports that was shot and killed.
A witness, who declined to give her name, said she was leaving a store in the area when she saw a man at the intersection yelling at another man, who was trying to apologize. The man who was yelling shot the other man more than once, she said.
She said the shooter shot the man, stood over him and said “I told you don’t you f— with me.” Then he fired again, she said.
Obviously, when a death like this happens, those in the football community come together to mourn the loss of a member of their family. That happened with McKnight, as football players, coaches, and teams offered their condolences to his loved ones on social media.