Ex-Patriots WR Reche Caldwell Shot And Killed In Florida

Reche Caldwell was reportedly ambushed by men outside his house.

Tragic news is coming out the NFL today as it has been reported that former New England Patriots wide receiver, Donald (Reche) Caldwell, was shot and killed outside his home in Tampa Bay on Saturday. 

According to TMZ, Caldwell was going on a date with his girlfriend when he decided to head back into his home to get a jacket. As he was going inside, a “couple people” emerged from the bushes and ambushed him. The men were attempting to rob Caldwell and eventually shot him in the leg and chest. 911 was called and on his way to the hospital, Caldwell passed away from his injuries.

Ex-Patriots WR Reche Caldwell Shot And Killed In Florida

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“He was a good person who smiled all the time,” Caldwell’s mother Deborah told TMZ. “He tried to help everyone he could. He was the type guy who would take his shirt f his back and give it to you.”

Caldwell played a total six seasons in the NFL and was drafted back in 2002. He was also a standout wide receiver at the University Florida and was beloved during his time there.

As for the alleged killers, there is no word yet on whether or not arrests have been made.