DALLAS, Tex. (localmemphis.com) – Former Memphis Grizzlies player Andre Emmett has been shot and killed in Dallas, Texas.
Dallas Police say about 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, Emmett was in his vehicle in front of his Dallas home when two unknown suspects approached. Police say the suspects showed a gun, an altercation happened, and Emmett was shot as he tried to run away.
A passerby found Emmett several hundred yards away from his home and called police. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
Dallas police say the two suspects are on the run.
Emmet played for Texas Tech before joining the Memphis Grizzlies following a trade in 2004. He was traded the next year, and went on to play for the Nets and overseas over the next several years.