They haven’t released any names yet, but a player for the Kansas City Chief’s has reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend.  He then drove to Arrowhead Stadium where he shot and killed himself at about 8 am this morning.

Via KCTV News:

Police are investigating two deadly shootings Saturday morning that they said are related.

The shootings involve a Chiefs player and his girlfriend.

The first shooting was reported about 8 a.m. at a home near East 54th Terrace and Crysler Avenue. The second shooting was reported a short time later at a Chiefs practice facility located on the Arrowhead facility.

Officials said the Chiefs player shot and killed his girlfriend and then drove to the practice facility where he shot and killed himself.

It’s unknown if people were at Arrowhead or any of its surrounding facilities at the time. The Chiefs confirmed the shooting in a written statement saying, “We can confirm that there was an incident at Arrowhead earlier this morning. We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation.”

This is stunning…


UPDATE:  Reports indicate the player is 25 years of age.  A quick scan of the roster shows these players matching that age description:

Javier Arenas
Jovan Belcher
Jalil Brown
Jamaal Charles
Tony Moeaki
Jamar Newsome
Jerrell Powe
Ricky Stanzi
Alex Tanney

UPDATE:  The Viking Age is reporting that the player was indeed one of those on the above list – Jovan Belcher.