Former Southern football player killed in armed carjacking in Georgia hometown

Published: Jul. 11, 2022 at 5:08 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 11, 2022 at 6:39 PM CDT
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NORCROSS, Ga. (WAFB) - Former Southern tight end Bradley Coleman, 29, of Norcross, Ga., was killed in his hometown during an armed carjacking on Sunday, July 10, according to CBS 46 in Atlanta.

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The station reported it happened in the parking lot of a QuickTrip in Gwinnett County. It added Coleman was putting air into his tires at the gas station when a black four-door sedan with three people inside pulled up next to him, there was a fight, and Coleman was killed.

Three people are wanted in connection with the crime, the station reported.

Coleman was a wide receiver/tight end for the Jags from 2012-16.

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