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Former NFL Running Back Joe McKnight Shot and Killed in Road Rage Incident

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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.