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Hot! Pelicans Guard Bryce Dejean-Jones Shot and Killed In Dallas

New Orleans Pelicans player Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot  and killed in Dallas early Saturday.

New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday. Dejean-Jones had been visiting his girlfriend’s new apartment and mistakenly entered the wrong unit.

A man living at the apartment was sleeping when he heard his front door kicked open, Dallas Police Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement. When Dejean-Jones began kicking at the bedroom door, the man retrieved a handgun and fired.

Officers who responded found Dejean-Jones collapsed in an outdoor passageway, and he later died at a hospital. He was 23.

Agent Scott Nichols said Dejean-Jones was trying to enter his girlfriend’s apartment for his daughter’s first birthday, CBS Dallas-Fort Worth station KTVT reported.

 

 

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