Sunday, May 29, 2016

Bad Pass: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones shot and killed after breaking and entering apartment in Dallas

A person breaking into an apartment in Texas is taking his life in his hands. 
That’s what happened here and it got this NBA player killed.

Fox News reports New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot and killed early Saturday morning after breaking down a door to a Dallas apartment, police said.

Dallas Police Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement a man living inside the apartment was sleeping when he heard his front door getting kicked opened. As Dejean-Jones tried to break into the bedroom, the man retrieved a handgun and fired shots at Dejean-Jones.

Responding officers found Dejean-Jones, 23, collapsed in a breezeway, and he later died at a hospital.

"We are devastated at the loss of this young man's life," the Pelicans said in a statement.

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