American football player Antonio Dennard has sadly passed away. According to reports, he took his last breath on Sunday, October 16, 2022, and left all his loved ones in profound grief. It is also coming forward that he was involved in a shooting that occurred outside a restaurant in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Taking his health into consideration, he was taken to a local hospital. However, the doctors could not save him and he succumbed to his injuries, Check what happened to him and how did he die in the article below.
Reports confirm that a shooting took place at a bar and restaurant in Muhlenberg Township. It resulted in the football player getting injured. At around 3:15 AM ET, the 32-year-old was transported to a local hospital. Despite being provided with the best possible care and medical facility, the doctors failed to save him and he was pronounced dead. Reportedly, an Ex-NFL player was shot early Sunday morning in the parking lot of Legends Bar and Restaurant in Muhlenberg Township. Tributary posts and condolence messages have flooded the internet ever since the news was announced.
Considering his critical health into consideration, he was taken by a private vehicle to Reading Hospital where he was pronounced dead in the operating room. Currently, police are investigating the player’s death and have ruled his death a homicide. As per reports, Dennard played college football at Langston University in Oklahoma before he moved on to the NFL. During his career, he was signed to the practice squads of three NFL teams including the New York Giants, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Green Bay Packers, as a cornerback. Apart from this, the athlete also played for the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League in 2015.
As mentioned, the investigation into the case is ongoing and the officials are trying to gather evidence that can lead them. Due to this reason, not many details have been disclosed by the department. Why did the shooting happen and what was the motive behind it remains to be unknown at this moment. It is also reported that an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday. Fans from across the world have come forward and have paid the late player heartfelt tributes and respects. They are extending their sincere condolence to his family, close ones, and friends. Social Telecast also pays the athletes tributes. May his soul rest in peace! Follow our site for more updates.