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Terrible news coming out of Dallas…

BIG3 star Andre Emmett was shot and killed in Dallas early Monday morning.

He was 37-years-young.

Via USA Today:

In a statement, Dallas police said the shooting occured around 2:30 a.m. 

Emmett was “approached by two unknown suspects as he sat in his vehicle in front of his residence in the 1800 block of N. Prairie Avenue. The suspects displayed a handgun and an altercation ensued, during which the victim was shot as he ran away from the suspects.

A passerby saw Emmett several-hundred feet from his home and called 911. Emmett was transported a hospital, where he died, Dallas police said. Witnesses told police they saw two suspects flee the scene after getting into a white Chrysler 300. 

The BIG3 league released the following statement regarding Andre Emmett’s death:

The BIG3 is in a state of shock over the sudden and tragic death of Andre Emmett. Andre was a member of the BIG3 family for two seasons and never without a smile on his face.

His kindness towards others and easy-going demeanor made him a joy to be around.

See the original tweet below:

My prayers and sincerest condolences go out to Andre Emmett’s family, friends, and all who loved him.

When will the senseless violence end?!

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