EMU Football Player Killed

Posted at 4:09 PM, Oct 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-18 16:11:40-04

(Chicago Tribune)— Demarius Reed had loved football since he was 7. He was a standout player at Simeon Career Academy and a starter at Eastern Michigan University. He prayed the NFL would be next, according to his father.

Friday morning, Reed was found shot to death in the apartment complex where he lived near the university campus in Ypsilanti, Mich. His roommate found him in a hallway at the University Green apartments in the 700 block of West Clark Road around 7:15 a.m.

Beyond that, police were saying little other than they were conducting a homicide investigation. No one was reported in custody. Read Full Story Here.

By Rosemary Regina Sobol Tribune reporter