Former NFL running back Joe McKnight has been killed. The 28-year-old was shot multiple times Thursday afternoon (Dec. 1) in New Orleans in an apparent road rage altercation.
The incident occurred at 2:43 PM at the busy intersection of Behrman Highway and Holmes Blvd. Family has identified McKnight as the victim.
Police say McKnight was shot by 54-year-old Ronald Gasser. The shooter is currently detained and being questioned by the police. However, he has yet to be officially arrested and charged with a crime. Gasser remained on the scene after the shooting and handed over his gun to police officers.