Mass shooting kills 5 in South Carolina, suspect was a sportsperson
Kathmandu, April 9. Five people have been killed in a mass shooting at a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina on Wednesday.
The York County Sheriff’s Office said that the suspect was 32-year-old Phillip Adams who was a former NFL player. He was later found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at a nearby home.
The victims were identified as Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70; his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69; their grandchildren, 9-year-old Adah Lesslie and 5-year-old Noah Lesslie; and James Lewis, 39. Robert Lesslie was a well-known doctor in the Rock Hill area.
A sixth person was also shot but survived.
The motive of the killings have not yet been determined.
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