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'He's strong. Shook Strong' | Sole survivor in Rock Hill shooting battling critical injuries

York County deputies say Robert Shook was finishing up HVAC work at Dr. Robert Lesslie’s house when he was shot multiple times by former NFL player Phillip Adams. CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — The family of Robert Shook, the sole survivor in the deadly shooting at the Rock Hill home of a prominent ER doctor, continues to battle critical injuries after being shot six times Wednesday afternoon.…
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Report: Ex-NFL player's brain probed for trauma-related harm

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders. ROCK HILL, S.C. — The brain of the former NFL player who killed five people in South Carolina before fatally shooting himself will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes.…
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Homicide investigation launched in east Charlotte

CMPD confirmed just after 1 p.m. they were responding to Parkland Circle, near an apartment complex just off of W.T. Harris Boulevard. There weren’t many details available at the time, but Mecklenburg EMS further confirmed the death. WCNC Charlotte is working to get more information about the investigation as it unfolds.…
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Deputies provide timeline of events for Rock Hill shooting

Thursday’s media briefing included a breakdown of the York County Sheriff’s Office response to the tragedy ROCK HILL, S.C. — As the community of Rock Hill, South Carolina continues to reel from the tragic shooting that claimed five lives on April 7, we’re taking a look at the timeline of events that unfolded that day.…
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Shooting suspect Phillip Adams played 6 NFL seasons

The Rock Hill, South Carolina, native began his career with the San Francisco 49ers after playing at South Carolina State University. ROCK HILL, S.C. — Phillip Adams was a football and basketball player at Rock Hill High School. He went on to play collegiately at South Carolina State University from 2006 to 2009 as a defensive back and was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh and final round of the 2010 NFL Draft.…
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Woman, teen shot while inside Hickory home, police say

HICKORY, N.C. — Hickory police say a woman and teen are recovering after being shot at a home Wednesday night. Police say they were called to a home along 3rd Avenue SE around 10:40 p.m. They found an adult woman in her late fifties with a gunshot wound to her head and leg, and a teen male with a minor gunshot wound on his arm.…