RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first Montana Tech football player in school history to sign an NFL contract has been fatally shot in Nevada.
Police identified the man shot and killed Sunday evening at an apartment in Reno as 26-year-old Ryan Jones. Officers found two other people shot in the apartment. They both were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police believe an altercation happened before the shooting.
Tim Broadway, Reno Police Department spokesman, says the investigation is ongoing and several people still need to be interviewed.
Jones graduated from Hug High School in Nevada before attending Sierra College and then Montana Tech in 2011.
He signed a free-agent deal with the Baltimore Ravens in 2014 and then had a stint with the New York Giants before becoming a mixed martial arts fighter.