Star Las Vegas high school football player was shot and killed in a hotel during a birthday party
Omarion Wilson, a 17-year star football player for Legacy High School in North Las Vegas was shot and killed during an 18th birthday party at the Platinum Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas.
The Legacy High School football team posted saying “It is with great sadness that we have to post this on Social Media. Omarion was a special kid and brought joy and laughter to our Longhorn Family. Rest in Peace Mardub gone too soon. #RIP22”.
According to the police report, officers responded to a fifth-floor room at the hotel just after 9:15 p.m. Saturday to find a teen victim with an apparent gunshot wound. Several people were inside the room for an 18th birthday party when additional people who had not been invited arrived.
Wilson was rushed to the Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead 45 minutes later.
Please keep the family and friends of Omarion in your prayers.