Arrest made in shooting death of Auburn University football player
Alabama authorities are investigating the death of Auburn University football player Jakell Mitchell.
The 18-year-old freshman was shot at an off-campus apartment complex early Sunday morning.
Mitchell later died from his injuries at the hospital.
Police have arrested 22-year-old Markale Hart on murder charges.
Mitchell, who is not believed to be involved with any gangs or drugs, was expected to compete for a starting position on the football team next season.
Auburn University offered their condolences on their Twitter page saying "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jakell's family and friends".