A couple of Kansas football players from Washburn University were shot.
According to the Topeka Police Department, 23-year-old Dwane Simmons was killed and 23-year-old Corey Ballentine was injured in an off-campus shooting Sunday morning near Southwest 13th and Lane streets.
Simmons was a graduate of Lee’s Summit West High School near Kansas City. He was a junior majoring in mass media.
Ballentine, who was drafted by the New York Giants in the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday, is expected to recover.