Former NFL player Phillip Adams identified as South Carolina shooting suspect

Authorities in South Carolina police have identified the former NFL player Phillip Adams as the suspect shooting and killing five people.

Dr Robert Lesslie who is 70 years old and his wife Barbara Lesslie was at the age of 69 at that time. Also their grandchildren Adah Lesslie 9 years old and 5 years old Noah Lesslie killed along with them. Apart from that there house worker James Lewis was killed at the age 38.

The reason behind the shooting was yet not founded. The family lived in their home in Rock Hill, South Carolina, 30 miles (48km) from Charlotte, North Carolina and Sheriff officials guarding the home now.

The shooting happened after President Joe Biden announced new gun control measures and the suspect was killed himself after a standoff with police.

But “Mr Biden was already scheduled to announce new gun restrictions on Thursday. He paid tribute to the victims during his address at the White House Rose Garden.” BBC