Former Patriots Player Phillip Adams Reportedly Killed 5 People, Then Himself In South Carolina

The gunman who killed five people in South Carolina was former Patriot Phillip Adams, according to an Associated Press source.

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- Breaking news. The shooter behind a mass shooting in Rock Hill, South Carolina this morning has been identified as former NFL player Phillip Adams. Adams played six games with the Patriots back in 2011. He shot and killed five people, including a prominent area doctor, Dr. Robert Lesslie, that he had been treated by. The victims also include Lesslie's wife, grandchildren, and a man working outside. Adams' parents live near the doctor's home, and Adams also shot himself.