Update: A Chiefs Player Has Committed Suicide At The Kansas City Practice Facility

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Leah Goldman| Dec. 1, 2012, 10:41 AM Business Insider

KCTV is reporting that an unnamed Kansas City Chiefs player allegedly shot his girlfriend at a home in Kansas City and then went to the Chief’s practice facility where he committed suicide.

NFL reporter Jay Glazer tweeted:

“Players are being told to go Stadium for team meeting on what has gone down but more details I’m getting, not a good situation”

Rumors are spreading across Twitter as to who the player is, but we’ll wait to report the name until it is confirmed.

More to come

UPDATE Via Madeleine Morgenstern of The Blaze

NFL Player Shoots and Kills Girlfriend, Then Drives to Team Practice Facility and Commits Suicide

Police say 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend Saturday morning then drove to the team’s Arrowhead Stadium and killed himself in front of his coach and general manager.

The girlfriend was 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins. She and Belcher had a 3-month-old daughter. Police have not released a motive for the shootings, but Belcher’s mother said her son and Perkins had been arguing recently, according to ESPN.

Police said the first shooting was reported at a Kansas City, Mo. home at approximately 8 a.m. Police spokesman Darin Snapp told the Associated Press that authorities received a call from a woman who said her daughter had been shot multiple times. The caller was actually Belcher’s mother, who had recently moved in with the couple, but referred to Perkins as her daughter. READ MORE

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