South Carolina Shooting Suspect Phillip Adams was an NFL Pro: Everything To Know

South Carolina Shooting Suspect  Phillip Adams was an NFL Pro: Everything To Know


Phillip Adams was an NFL pro who was recognized as the gunman of the South Carolina shooting. He reportedly killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina.

According to Yahoo News, Phillip Adams killed himself after killing five people on April 8, 2021. He was an American football cornerback who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Who is Phillip Adams NFL? His Ethnicity And Origin

Adams played in the NFL for teams including the New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, and New York Jets. 

He had made an exceptional amount of net worth and salary from his four seasons in the NFL.

Phillip Adams reportedly belonged to African-American ethnicity.

He was an American by nationality.

Phillip Adams family origin is from Rock Hill, South Carolina. 

His parents reside in South Carolina, according to the sources. Philip pursued his high school education at Rock Hill High School.  Moreover, he played college football at South Carolina State University.

Phillip Adams Wife Details: Was He Married?

The authorities are yet to reveal Phillip Adams wife and marital status.

In fact, he was not involved in any relationships in the past so far. Adams lived a private life after his NFL career.

As per his bio, Phillip was at the age of 32 at the time of his death.

Everything On SC Shooting Suspect

Phillip Adams was the gunman of the South Carolina shooting, which caused the death of five people.

The victim includes Dr. Robert Lesslie and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, along with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, and Noah Lesslie, and James Lewis. They were pronounced dead after the incident took place.

Moreover, Adams killed himself after midnight with a .45 caliber weapon. The sources suggest that he had been treated by Dr. Robert.

The York County Sheriff’s Office stated they searched the suspect for hours before finding him dead in a nearby home.

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