Will Smith has been shot to death
No, not Will Smith the actor.
Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot to death yesterday, according to reports.
Smith, 34, was fatally shot and his wife was shot in the leg, according to the newspaper, which cited three unnamed sources.
They were in transit when their Mercedes Benz SUV was rear-ended by a Hummer H2. The collision caused the Smith’s vehicle to hit a Chevrolet Impala traveling along the same street.
Smith and the driver of the Hummer “exchanged words, at which time the driver of the Hummer produced a handgun and shot the male victim multiple times and his 34-year-old wife twice in the right leg,” said NOPD spokesman Juan Barnes.
Smith, The 2004 first-round draft pick played for New Orleans until 2013, with a knee injury cutting his final season with the Saints short. He signed with the Patriots for a short period in 2014 before he was released.