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Former USC star Joe McKnight shot to death in streets of Louisiana

Former USC star Joe McKnight shot to death in streets of Louisiana

Former USC running back Joe McKnight was shot and killed in Terrytown, La., outside New Orleans, on Thursday afternoon, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

The killing is being investigated as a possible road rage incident, said sheriff’s spokesman Col. John Fortunato. Fortunato. Officials identified the suspected gunman as Ronald Gasser, 54, who remained on the scene and was being questioned by homicide detectives.

Authorities say Gasser was released from custody overnight. Fortunato told media outlets that Gasser has not been charged and the shooting is still under investigation. 

According to a report by NOLA.com, a...

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