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Kentucky State Football Player Shot to Death

Josh+WilliamsKentucky 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.

More information on the funeral arrangements, reasoning behind the shooting will be releasing soon.

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Kyle Kidd-Buckner is a 21-year-old, Graduating Senior Mass Communication major from Los Angeles, CA with emphasis in Multimedia Journalism and a minor in Political Science at Jackson State University. He is a proud brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. initiated Spring 2017 into the Delta Phi Chapter where he serves as Associate Editor of The Sphinx. Spring of 2017, Kyle was appointed to the position of Executive President for the Campus Activities Board for the 2017-2018 Academic School year completing his tenure January 2018. He has served as an Author for HBCUBuzz and Collegiate Sports Editor of Black Beat Sports with stories also featured in 7 Hues Magazine and DoerHouse LLC. He currently interns at The Meme Agency as a Public Relations Intern and BYOBSociety as a Marketing Intern and serves as Managing Editor for Watch The Yard. Kyle aims to become a expert in all things media. He was the 2016 National Conference on Student Leadership Scholarship Recipient representing Jackson State in Orlando, FL. Kyle recently Co-Author his first book, "Grown and Gone" a book created to assist high school seniors with their transition into their first independent year as college student. Kyle lives by the life mantra, "I trust the next chapter, because I know the Author..."