Report: Eastern Michigan Football Player Victim Of Apparent Homicide

Demarius Reed, a junior wide receiver for the Eastern Michigan football team, was found dead this morning from what police are calling a homicide, according to a reporter on the scene.

Details are still somewhat scarce, but Ann Arbor News crime reporter John Counts says Reed's roommate found his body at 7:15 this morning in the hallway of an apartment building in Ypsilanti, Mich., which is where EMU is located. Police are investigating Reed's death as a homicide, and a detective told Counts a gunshot wound was found on Reed's body.

Reed was a native of Chicago.

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Here's more of what Counts has tweeted from the scene:

[Ann Arbor News]