The Troy Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened just before 8 a.m. Sunday morning. One suspect is in custody, Troy football player Dimitri Miles, 21.

Troy University Athletic Director John Hartwell has released a statement regarding the arrest of Miles,

First and foremost, anytime there is a loss of life it is a tragic event and our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim and his family. Dimitri Miles was a walk-on student-athlete on our football team who was academically ineligible to compete in competition this past season, but practiced as a member of the scout team. His association with our football team and the Troy Athletic Department has been terminated as a result of these charges which are associated with an incident that occurred off campus.

 

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