Former Saints’ DE Will Smith Shot and Killed

Former Saints’ Defensive End, Will Smith was shot and killed after a traffic accident Saturday in New Orleans confirmed by the coroner’s office.

According to the police, another vehicle rear-ended Smith’s Car causing him to hit another vehicle. After the collision, Smith began to exchange words with the driver that rear-ended his vehicle.

The altercation lead to gunfire. Will Smith was shot multiple times and his wife was shot twice in the right leg according to ESPN. Smith was pronounced dead on the scene and his wife was rushed to the hospital.


Cardell Hayes, 28, was the driver that collided into Smith’s vehicle and has been charged with second degree murder for the death of Will Smith.


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