Darren McFadden Says Nephew and Other Relatives Were Shot in Arkansas Nightclub

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistJuly 4, 2017

Dallas Cowboys' Darren McFadden participates in warm ups before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Brandon Wade/Associated Press

Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden posted a statement on Twitter Monday night in which he confirmed members of his family were shot at a nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Darren McFadden @dmcfadden20

Thanks everyone for checking in and praying for my family. Just to answer a few questions: https://t.co/QTAF0mbVIR

Austin Kellerman of ArkansasMatters.com spoke to McFadden's mother, who said McFadden traveled to the scene upon hearing about the shooting.

Kellerman also shared video of McFadden at the scene:

Austin Kellerman @AustinKellerman

Newly obtained vid shows Cowboys RB Darren McFadden outside #LRMassShooting scene checking on hurt family members #ARNews @victoriapricetv https://t.co/ORxliApLlK

Little Rock Police confirmed Saturday morning that 25 people were shot and another three were injured during a concert at the Power Ultra Lounge in Little Rock.

CNN's Sheena Jones and Deanna Hackney reported Saturday that authorities had yet to determine a motive for the shooting and were still searching for the shooter.

AL.com's Carol Robinson reported Sunday that U.S. Marshals arrested Ricky Hampton in Birmingham, Alabama, on a charge of aggravated assault connected to a case in Forrest City, Arkansas. Authorities said Sunday that Hampton, who raps under the name Finese 2Tymes, will be extradited to Little Rock and is a "person of interest" in the investigation into the shooting, per Matt Mershon of KATV in Little Rock.

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