New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones has died at the age of 23,
The Dallas County coroner’s office confirmed Dejean-Jones’ death on Saturday.
According to a report by the Dallas Police, Dejean-Jones was shot while breaking into an apartment in Dallas in the early hours of Saturday morning.
— Sarah Mervosh (@smervosh) May 28, 2016
More details have surfaced regarding Dejean-Jones’ death as the day has progressed as the Pelicans guard entered the wrong apartment.
— Aaron Dannelley (@adannelley) May 28, 2016
Bryce Dejean-Jones inadvertently entered door of the wrong apartment when shot to death while trying to go to his child's mom's home, source
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) May 28, 2016
Jones signed a three-year contract with the Pelicans in February of this year.
Our condolences go out to Dejean-Jones’ friends and family during this difficult time.