Jovan Belcher involved in murder-suicide, per report

Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE

Jovan Belcher, a Long Island, NY native and alum of West Babylon High School, has reportedly been involved in a murder-suicide, which ended outside the Kansas City Chiefs practice facilities Saturday morning.

Jovan Belcher, a Long Island, N.Y., native and alum of West Babylon High School, is reportedly the gunman involved in a murder-suicide that happened outside the Kansas City Chiefs practice facilitates early Saturday morning, according to KWHB's Kevin Kietzman of Kansas City. KMBZ's Danny Parkins was one of the first media personnel on the scene that reported the shooting.

According to information collected by the SB Nation blog Arrowhead Pride, Belcher, a linebacker for the Chiefs, shot and killed his girlfriend and then drove to the Chiefs' practice facility where he ended his own life. Blecher apparently was met by Chiefs coaches in the parking lot before he committed suicide.

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Belcher, 25, played football and wrestled at West Babylon High School. Belcher lined up as a linebacker, offensive tackle, nose guard and fullback for the Eagles.

According to this recent article by Chiefs Insider Reid Ferrin, Belcher was a four-year starter for the Maine Black Bears and was not picked in the 2009 NFL Draft. Kansas City signed Belcher as an undrafted rookie using him mainly as a practice squad player and on special teams.

Four years later, Belcher developed into an everyday player for the Chiefs, who has featured him in the starting lineup in every game since 2011.

-- Visit the SB Nation blog Arrowhead Pride for the latest developments on this situation.

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