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    Unknown Chiefs player shoots himself at Arrowhead

    Shooting at Arrowhead Stadium - ABC 17 News

    Details are sketchy, but police say a shooting of an unknown woman in the 5400 block of Chrysler is related. Apparently, the player shot the woman, then went to the Chiefs facility and shot himself.

    Tragic news.


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    Re: Unknown Chiefs player shoots himself at Arrowhead

    According to the news reports, the player was a 25-year-old black man. That narrows it down to:

    Jamal Charles
    Jerrell Powe
    Tony Moeaki
    Jovan Belcher
    Jalil Brown
    Javier Arenas
    Jamar Newsome
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    Re: Unknown Chiefs player shoots himself at Arrowhead

    Last I heard the KCPD did say it was Belcher.

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    Unknown Chiefs player shoots himself at Arrowhead

    Just finished reading the update. The LB killed his girlfriend then went to the Chiefs facility and killed himself in front of several coaches. He thanks the coaches for everything they had done for him then turned around and shot himself.

    Damn I feel bad for the coaches that had to witness that cowardly act. I don't feel bad for Javon, as he just murdered a young woman. But to shoot yourself in front of others was cowardly and evil.
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    Re: Unknown Chiefs player shoots himself at Arrowhead

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager, police said.

    Police said the 25-year-old killed his girlfriend and then went to the team practice facility, where he shot himself. Police did not identify the victim.


    Members of the Chiefs organization told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that some players noticed Belcher was troubled in his car, and went in the facility and told someone, before coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli called police and went outside to talk to him. Belcher then killed himself in front of them.


    Before turning the gun on himself, Belcher thanked Pioli and Crennel for all they had done for him, police spokesman Darin Snapp said.


    Authorities received a call Saturday morning from a woman who said her daughter had been shot multiple times at a residence about five miles away from the Arrowhead complex.


    "When we arrived, a lady informed us that her daughter had been shot multiple times by her boyfriend, by the daughter's boyfriend," Snapp said. "She identified him as a Chiefs player."


    Snapp said a call was then received from the Chiefs' facility.


    "The description matched the suspect description from that other address. We kind of knew what we were dealing with," he said. The player was "holding a gun to his head" as he stood in front of the front doors of the practice facility.


    "And there were Pioli and Crennel and another coach or employee was standing outside and appeared to be talking to him. It appeared they were talking to the suspect," Snapp said. "The suspect began to walk in the opposite direction of the coaches and the officers and that's when they heard the gunshot. It appears he took his own life."


    The coaches told police they never felt in any danger, Snapp said.


    "They said the player was actually thanking them for everything they'd done for him," he said. "They were just talking to him and he was thanking them and everything. That's when he walked away and shot himself."


    Snapp described the girlfriend as in her early 20s and that she and the player had a child together. He said the woman's mother told police they had recently been arguing.


    Arrowhead Stadium has been lockdown since about 8 a.m.


    "We can confirm that there was an incident at Arrowhead earlier this morning," the Chiefs said in a statement. "We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation."


    Belcher, a former Maine player, had started 44 of 59 games in his four seasons for the Chiefs, recording a career-high 61 tackles in 2011.

    Kansas City is scheduled to host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The league has informed the Panthers to travel as scheduled because the game is going on as scheduled.


    The Chiefs, expected to contend for the AFC West title, are 1-10 and mired in an eight-game losing streak.


    The Chiefs have been ravaged by injuries, lead the league in turnovers, can't settle on a quarterback and are dealing with a full-fledged fan rebellion.


    Things have been so bad this season that Crennel fired himself as defensive coordinator. The Twitter account for a fan group known as "Save Our Chiefs" recently surpassed 80,000 followers, about 17,000 more than the announced crowd at a recent game.

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