Alabama senior linebacker Reuben Foster was in the vicinity of, but not involved in a triple homicide that left at least one of his friends dead, police said
The shootings occurred at an Auburn, Ala., nightclub on April 23, Auburn police chief Paul Register told AL.com’s Erin Edgemon.
Three Auburn men — Roderick L. Nelms, 32, Jadarrion L. Spinks, 25, and Recco R. Cobb, 43 — were killed in the shooting that stemmed from an argument inside Mr. D’s Lodge, according to the report. One man was arrested for the incident, but the case still remains under investigation. Foster posted a message with Cobb’s name to his Twitter profile.
Foster’s biography on his Twitter account reads: “You my heart dawg my rider bra wherever I go you go wherever you go I go we had a PACK 1Love one for me and one for you brother R.I.P Recco Cobb #OG”
Foster was second on the Crimson Tide in tackles last season as the team won the national championship. The Auburn native passed on a chance to enter the 2016 NFL Draft and returned to Alabama for his senior season.