Kansas City, Mo. (AP) - A 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs player fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of two team officials.
Police spokesman, Darin Snapp, said the player killed his girlfriend and then went to the team practice facility, where he shot himself. He did not identify either the player or his victim.
Kansas City police Supervisor Andrea Khan could not release the name of the player involved.
Khan said the first shooting happened in a Kansas City, Mo., neighborhood and the second happened at Arrowhead Stadium, about five miles away, at about 8 a.m. Saturday.
Snapp said that before turning the gun on himself, the player thanked Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and Romeo Crennel for all they had done for him.
The Chiefs issued a statement that said, "We can confirm that there was an incident at Arrowhead earlier this morning. We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation."
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