REPORT: Richard Jefferson’s Father Killed In Drive-By Shooting

September 20, 2018 at 2:27 pm by Terez in NBA, Richard Jefferson

The father of NBA star Richard Jefferson was killed while in Compton, Calif., on Wednesday evening, TMZ is reporting. “Law enforcement tells us … 65-year-old Richard Jefferson Sr. was in front of a liquor store in a primarily residential area around 6:52 PM when a vehicle rolled up and someone inside opened fire. Jefferson Sr. was struck multiple times in the torso. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Sources say Jefferson Sr. was with 2 other men at the time of the shooting. It’s unclear if Jefferson Sr. was the target.” Jefferson is a 17-year NBA veteran who was born in South Central but grew up in Phoenix with his mother after she split from Jefferson Sr. – TO