Former Oklahoma defensive tackle Du'Vonta Lampkin, 25, was killed in a shooting in the Dallas area on Thursday.
The Dallas Police Department announced it was investigating a homicide after officers responded to a call about a shooting.
"Upon arrival, officers discovered Du’Vonte Lampkin, a 25-year-old male, lying on his back with a single gunshot wound," Dallas PD said. "Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and the victim died at the scene."
According to police, a witness said they went to check on Lampkin because he wasn't answering his phone and found him wounded, prompting them to call 911.