Auburn Football Player Jakell Mitchell Shot, Killed

 

 

 

 

 

” Auburn freshman football player Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus early Sunday morning.

  Auburn Police responded to a call of shots fired at the Tiger Lodge apartment complex at 12:28 a.m. Sunday, where Mitchell, 18, was found with multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to East Alabama Medical Center and died after his arrival, according to the Lee County Coroner’s Office.

  Auburn Police Capt. Will Matthews told the Associated Press the investigation is ongoing and no suspects are in custody.

  Sunday’s shooting occurred at the same apartment complex Desmonte Leonard shot and killed three man, including former Auburn players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips, in the summer of 2012. Leonard was convicted of capital murder, attempted murder and assault in October and will be sentenced in January.”

 

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