- Reche Caldwell has died from gunshot wounds following an attack on his residence
- He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital
- Police sources say the former athlete was targeted by the assailants
The 41-year-old was left dead during a fatal robbery attack outside his home in Florida after he was ambushed, according to reports from the police.
SunSport are reporting that the former NFL star died from gunshot wounds on Saturday, June 6, right in front of his residence in Tampa as efforts to resuscitate him proved abortive.
It was gathered that local fire officers dashed to the scene and then rushed Caldwell to the hospital, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.
"This does not appear to be a random act," the investigating officers added.
"However, it is very early in the investigation and detectives are working to develop leads in the case. Updates will be provided as they become available."
According to sources, Caldwell was about taking his girlfriend on a date before unknown gunmen approached and made an attempt to rob him right in front of his house.
And this is coming barely one month that Argentine legend Tomas Carlovich reportedly suffered stroke and then slipped into a coma moments after he was attacked by a thug who made away with his bike.
Carlovich died from the complications barely 48 hours after the attack which occurred in Sante Fe, New Mexico.
It was gathered that until his death, the 74-year-old was a friend to the legendary Diego Maradona.
Maradona who openly claimed Carlovich was a better player than him reportedly gave the 74-year-old a signed Gimnasia shirt.
Carlovich only played a handful of games in Argentina's top division, but it was not his ability that held him back.
As a central midfielder he featured for local Argentina clubs including Rosario Central, Flandria, Independente Rivadavia, Central Cordoba during his career.
He was a player in which Maradona regarded as the best in the world during his playing days.
Legit.ng earlier reported that the National Football League in America has been thrown into mourning on Monday, May 4, following the death of legendary coach Don Shula at the age of 90.
Shula was born on January 4, 1930, in Grand River, Ohio, and has outlived many of the players he coached with the Dolphins and Baltimore Colts.
According to the official release by his former club Miami Dolphins, Don Shula died peacefully in his house without any trace of him having any life threatening disease.
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