UPDATE: Kansas City Police say Chiefs General Manager Scott Pioli and Head Coach Romeo Crennel were outside team facility at the time the Chiefs player killed himself. Belcher thanked both men prior to killing himself.
UPDATE: (KRNV, MyNews4.com & NBCSports.com) - Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and a woman believed to be his girlfriend are dead, after Belcher apparently shot and killed her, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and shot and killed himself.
PFT has confirmed with multiple sources that it was, in fact, Belcher who was involved in the incident.
The Kansas City Star reports that Belcher shot his girlfriend at around 8 a.m. on Saturday at a home in Kansas City and then left the scene and committed suicide at the team’s facility at Arrowhead a short time later.
Players on the Chiefs are gathering at Arrowhead Stadium today and being told of the situation. The Chiefs are scheduled to host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium. The NFL has not yet said whether the game will go on as scheduled.
The 25-year-old Belcher entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maine and quickly made an impact, becoming a starter during his rookie season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KRNV, MyNews4.com & NBCSports.com) - A shooting at Arrowhead Stadium reportedly has resulted in one death at the team facility.
According to KCTV, an unnamed player has committed suicide at Arrowhead Stadium. He shot himself at the practice facility after allegedly shooting and killing his girlfriend at a home.
Per Jay Glazer of FOX, Chiefs players are being asked to assemble at the team facility for a meeting regarding the situation.