Former Temple University football player Zaire Williams has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 2, 2020.
FORMER TEMPLE FOOTBALL PLAYER KILLED: Police sources confirm former Temple University football player Zaire Williams was killed in a shooting early Monday morning in North Philadelphia.
Sources say Williams was involved in a fistfight when a suspect fatally shot him in the head.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Some sad news. Former @BlackBearsFB and @Temple_FB running back Zaire Williams, a South Jersey product, was shot and killed in Philadelphia. He was part of a crowded running back crew at Maine, but was very kind in my limited interactions.https://t.co/d2pdYc796M
— Jon Alba (@JonAlba) March 2, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Please keep the parents and family of former Cherokee Chiefs running back Zaire Williams in your prayers. Zaire was murdered by Temple University. Rest In Peace Zaire, you always made me laugh at the Friday night pizza parties. Gone way too soon.