North Carolina A&T linebacker Jermane Clark was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Greensboro, N.C. following an encounter with an unknown number of people on a street not far from campus, Greensboro police said.
Clark, 22, was found on the street suffering from an unknown number of wounds after residents said they heard at least two gunshots shortly after 11 p.m, the Greensboro News & Record reported.
"It looks as though he was approached by one or more people, an argument ensued and he was shot as a result," Greensboro police Capt. Mike Richey told the newspaper.
Clark would have been a fourth-year junior on the 2014 team. He played for the first time at the college level in 2013, participating in six games. He redshirted at Colorado in 2011 and sat out the 2012 season after transferring in 2012.
“This is a tragedy for our university and our football team,” A&T head football
coach Rod Broadway said in a statement.
Clark was a psychology major who played two years of high school football at R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem, N.C., before moving to Oak Ridge Military Academy for his senior season in high school.
“The Aggie family grieves the loss of our student, Jermane Clark. Our thoughts and
prayers are with his family,” North Carolina A&T Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. said in a statement.
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