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Report: Former NFL player Phillip Adams kills 5 in South Carolina, then himself

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a person who was briefed on the investigation.

This person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak publicly, said Adams' parents live near the doctor's home in Rock Hill, and that he had been treated by the doctor. He said Adams killed himself after midnight with a .45-caliber weapon. He was 32.

The York County Sheriff's Office said they had searched for hours before finding the suspect in a nearby home.