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Fitchburg State Freshman football player Desmond Clayton shot and killed at a house party

Fitchburg State running back Desmond Clayton was shot and killed in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Police are looking for suspects.

Desmond Clayton a freshman football player from Fitchburg State was shot and killed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to reports.

According to the report, Clayton was at a house party in Tulsa, when he was shot multiple times and eventually died in the hospital.

This is a sad story. We at NFL Draft Diamonds are praying for the Clayton family during this tough situation.

Fitchburg State public relations direcetor Matthew J. Bruun, director confirmed the death of Clayton.

“Our campus community mourns the untimely passing of Desmond Clayton, a first-year student and member of our football team. We have been in touch with Desmond’s family to offer our condolences and support during this difficult time, and we ask our entire community to keep his family and friends in their thoughts,” Bruun said in a statement.

The Tulsa Police Department said there were roughly 25 people at an AirBnB rental where the incident took place. Homicide detectives asked anyone with information that could help their investigation to call Tulsa Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-COPS. Calls are anonymous and callers may be eligible for a cash reward.

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