DALLAS (AP) Eagles cornerback Kelvin Joseph was riding in a sport utility vehicle from which a man was fatally shot two months ago, according to Joseph's attorney.
According to a Dallas police statement, Cameron Ray, 20, was shot about 2 a.m. March 18 outside a nightclub in the Lower Greenville entertainment district of Old East Dallas.
A newly released surveillance video showed two groups engaging in a brief altercation outside the nightpot. A black SUV drive by Ray's group, shots were fired from at least one of its windows, wounding Ray. He died a short time later at a nearby hospital.
According to Barry Sorrels, Joseph's attorney, "Kelvin Joseph did not shoot Cameron Ray." "Mr. Ray's death is a tragedy, and Kelvin expresses his deepest condolences for the family's deaths."
Joseph "was not looking for violence," Sorrels said. "He found himself in a situation that escalated without his knowledge or consent." Along with condolences to the Ray family, Kelvin apologizes to the Dallas community for being nearing this type of incident."
A Dallas police spokesman has declined to confirm Joseph's involvement in the case, but police detectives are planning to question the 22-year-old LSU and Kentucky ex who has been charged.
Officials at the Cowboys said they were aware "of the tragic incident."
We are in contact with Dallas law enforcement and have alerted the NFL office, said the organization.
A message that sought to hear from an NFL spokesperson was not immediately returned.
The Associated Press