Former NFL player killed in road rage

Former NFL player Joe McKnight was killed Thursday in road rage incident in Louisiana.

(WDSU) Former NFL football player and college star Joe McKnight was shot and killed Thursday afternoon during an encounter with a man at a Louisiana intersection, officials said.

The homicide was reported around 3 p.m. at Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said in an update that McKnight was found with gunshot wounds at the intersection. Paramedics attempted to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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