Former ECU Football Player Domonique Lennon Shot & Killed

Former ECU football player Domonique Lennon is dead after being shot on Friday night in Raleigh.

According to reports, Lennon was shot multiple times in the parking lot of a Bahama Breeze. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime.

Lennon, who played at ECU from 2011 to 2015, was just 24 years old.

“East Carolina University, the athletics department and Pirate football program are saddened by the tragic passing of Domonique Lennon. He made a positive impact on many people during his time as a student-athlete at ECU and earned the respect of both his teammates and coaches,” the East Carolina Department of Athletics said in a statement.

“We extend our condolences to Domonique’s family, friends and all those who knew and loved him.”

There were reportedly multiple bystanders when Lennon was shot at multiple times, via The News & Observer.

No one else was injured, despite 10 or more gunshots ringing out. Authorities believe there may have been more than one shooter, though they have not provided any further information on potential suspects.

A GoFundMe account has been set up in Lennon’s honor.

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