Christian doctor and author of “Angels in the ER”, Dr. Robert D. Lesslie, was murdered in his home on Wednesday afternoon along with his wife and 2 grandchildren (+1 person of unknown relation) by former NFL player Phillip Adams.
NFL Pro Phillip Adams shot the family dead at the doctor’s home.
Five people were killed — including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two young grandchildren — in a shooting at a home near the South Carolina city of Rock Hill on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
A sixth person also was injured in the shooting, and authorities eventually found a suspect in the suspect’s home nearby, York County sheriff’s officials said early Thursday without elaborating.
Investigators believe the suspect was the only assailant, and are trying to figure out why anyone would have gunned down Dr. Robert Lesslie and some members of his family, sheriff’s spokesman Trent Faris said.
The slain grandchildren were ages 5 and 9, the York County Coroner’s Office said.
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