A mass shooting in North Carolina has left a renowned family doctor dead along with five family members. Dr Robert Lesslie was well known in the
A mass shooting in North Carolina has left a renowned family doctor dead along with five family members.
Dr Robert Lesslie was well known in the Rock Hill, South Carolina area for emergency medicine and ER work.
The alleged gunman is pro NFL player Phillip Adams who supposedly killed Lesslie, his wife and grandkids before killing himself.
The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly, said Adams’ parents live near the doctor’s home in Rock Hill, and that he had been treated by the doctor.
The source also said Phillips killed himself after midnight with a .45 caliber weapon.
The York County coroner’s office said Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounced dead at the scene along with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5.
York County Sheriff spokesman Trent Faris said the suspect “lives on the same road” and according to a tweet, he was found “in a nearby house.”
The sheriff’s office said: “There is no active threat to the community. Detectives are still in the area serving a search warrant & investigating this tragic event.
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