A recent graduate of historically black Texas Southern who is also a former QB for the school was shot and killed on the 1000 block of Summerfield Avenue about noon Sunday, Asbury Park Police Officer Michael Casey said.
Another male shooting victim have yet to be identified but is in stable condition at a local hospital.
Police arrived on scene after responding to multiple 911 calls on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 11:56 a.m. to find two men who suffered from apparent gunshot wounds, reports say.
Jamar Small, and another man believed to be his older brother, both were taken by the Asbury Park Fire Department to a local hospital.
Small was pronounced dead at 2:51 p.m.
He was 24-years-old.
The Texas Southern athletics program mourned the passing of the former Tiger via Twitter: “TSU Athletics sends prayers and condolences to the family of former Student-Athlete Jamar Small.”
HBCU Gameday reports, “Small played two seasons at Texas Southern, throwing for 9 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. He had recently graduated from TSU.”
Police are still investigating the case.
Anyone with information should contact Detective Adam Mendes of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 800-533-7443 or Detective April Bird of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300.