Roger Randolph, the younger brother of two-time NBA All-Star Zach Randolph, was killed early this morning. He was 35 years old.
Randolph was found around 5 a.m. outside of a bar in the brothers' hometown of Marion, Indiana. He had been shot, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Police were still trying to obtain information on the death and have not named any suspects. The death was believed to be an isolated incident and not a random shooting.
Police said multiple shell casings from two different caliber guns were found at the scene.
The Sacramento Kings have released a statement about the death of Roger Randolph.
"We are deeply saddened to learn of Roger Randolph's tragic death," Kings general manager Vlade Divac said in a statement. "As a cherished member of the Kings family, our prayers, heartfelt condolences and thoughts are with Zach and his family during this painful and difficult time."
Randolph transformed his NBA career as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, where he played from 2009-2017, and made both All-Star Games and All-NBA Third Team in 2011. The franchise has also tweeted in his support:
Our thoughts go out to the Randolph family, and everyone else affected by this unfortunate loss.