Two former Auburn players have been killed and one current Tigers player has been shot in an horrific incident in an apartment complex at the school on Saturday night, the Associated Press has reported.

According to the Auburn Plainsman, former players Ladarious Phillips and Ed Christian were both killed, and offensive linesman Erick Mack has been hospitalized after a pool party turned tragic as a fight at a pool party escalated to gunfire.

Mack was later released, according to a tweet from Eric Christian, Photographer for Auburn Student Affairs.

According to, all three players were part of Auburn’s 2010 recruiting class, but Phillips and Christian both gave up the game.

The AP report said:

“Turquorius Vines, 23, said he was at the pool party Saturday evening at the University Heights apartments with one of his friends. He said he and his friend were approached by two other men who started arguing with them over a woman.

Vines said he punched one of the men, while his friend hit both of the men over the head with a bottle. Either one or both of the two men then started shooting, he said. He said his friend was shot and killed, while two others also were hit by gunfire. Vines said he had never before seen the men who he had been arguing with.”

Another report has said that as many as seven people were shot in the shooting. No-one seems to have been arrested yet.

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