Kentucky State University mourns the loss of the star football player, Josh Williams who was shot to death in Inglewood, California on Tuesday. The motives behind the shooting are unknown and the shooter is still unidentified, however local police officials have stay consistent to getting to the bottom of this. When police arrived around 5:30 AM to the scene they found the body of Williams with a single gunshot wound to his upperbody.
Kentucky State Director of Athletics William Head released a statement saying, “KSU Athletics is deeply saddened by the loss of one of its own.” Head stated. “Another senseless act of violence silences a potential voice of leadership. In All Things Excellence. Thorobred down. ”
The Athletics Department will be providing more information in the upcoming days.
Many of Williams former and current teammates took it to social media outlets to express their emotions.
Saddened by the loss of a former OSU teammate. Josh Williams had a sense of humor that could bust up anyone. He will be missed by many.
— Johnny Hekker (@JHekker) June 15, 2016
Just heard the terrible news. My heart goes out to the family.
Rest Easy J. WILL pic.twitter.com/Kq19T50SJC
— terron ward (@MVPWard) June 15, 2016
More information on the funeral arrangements, reasoning behind the shooting will be releasing soon.