Kansas City Chiefs Player Shoots Girlfriend, Kills Himself

A Kansas City Chiefs football player allegedly shot his girlfriend Saturday morning and then killed himself.

(UPDATE: The player was identified as Jovan Belcher, 25, one of the team's starting linebackers.)

According to CBS affiliate KCTV, the woman was shot at about 8 AM at a home near 54th Street and Chrysler Avenue.

Officials said that after killing his girlfriend, the man drove to a Chiefs' practice facility near Arrowhead Stadium shooting and killing himself.

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