Current New Orleans Pelican player Bryce Dejean -Jones (pictured above) was killed early yesterday morning May 28th in a home in Dallas. Police say he was shot dead while burglarizing the home. People are finding the burglary story strange because this season Bryce made $169,883. Below is the report from Dallas Police:
The resident of the apartment reported that an individual had kicked open the front door and entered his apartment. The resident, who was asleep in the bedroom, heard the individual enter and retrieved a handgun.
He stated he called out to the individual, but was not answered. As the individual kicked the bedroom door, the resident ﬁred his gun.
The individual left the apartment and collapsed in the breezeway. The individual was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
This offense is documented on case number 127685-2016 and Dallas Police Homicide is conducting an investigation.
Complainant: Bryce Dejean -Jones 81M! 23