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Former ECU Football Player Anthony Domonique Lennon Killed In Raleigh

Former East Carolina football player Anthony Domonique Lennon was killed on Friday night.

Former ECU football player Anthony Domonique Lennon was shot and killed on Friday night in Raleigh, North Carolina, according to WNCT 9. Lennon, who was 24 years old, played for ECU from 2011 until 2015.

Here's more, via WNCT 9:

The Raleigh Police Department says the shooting happened at 10 p.m. in the parking lot of the Bahama Breeze restaurant in the 3300 block of Wake Forest Road near Interstate 440.

24 year-old Anthony Domonique Lennon was found by authorities lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

ECU has issued a statement on Lennon's passing.

"East Carolina University, the athletics department and Pirate football program are saddened by the tragic passing of Domonique Lennon. He made a positive impact on many people during his time as a student-athlete at ECU and earned the respect of both his teammates and coaches. We extend our condolences to Domonique's family, friends and all those who knew and loved him."

ECU's football program echoed those sentiments on Twitter.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Lennon's family and friends.