Former University of Georgia receiver Brice Hunter
and killed in a Chicago apartment building early Sunday morning. He was
According to the Chicago Tribune, Hunter was shot several times after
he went to the basement apartment to talk to a neighbor who had
complained about loud music coming from Hunter's apartment. The two men
fought and Hunter was shot, the Tribune reported. He died less than an
hour later at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported Thomas Williams, 38, was charged with
to register a weapon after the pre-dawn shooting. Officers said Williams
was not charged with murder because the shooting appeared to have been
done in self-defense.
Hunter, a native of Valdosta, played for the Bulldogs from 1992-95. He
182 catches for 2,373 yards, both of which were school records when he
graduated. He played professionally for Tampa Bay and Miami. He was
married to former UGA women's basketball player Brandi Decker and they
have three children.
Funeral arrangements for Hunter are incomplete at this time.