27-year-old former UCLA standout and NBA player, Tyler Honeycutt died in a reported police standoff.
According to LA police, the former Sacramento Kings player barricaded himself in his house Friday evening, while opening fire on the police.
UPDATE: SWAT entered the residence & located an unresponsive male. LAFD responded & pronounced the male dead at scene. Investigators from our Force Investigation Division are at scene conducting a thorough investigation and we will provide more details as they become available
Hours later it was confirmed by his agent that he passed away.
BREAKING: Tyler Honeycutt’s death was confirmed by his agent. R.I.P. https://t.co/u3fkGkBFyd
As a brief member of the NBA and basketball community, condolences were tweeted from former teammates and NBA players.
RIP Tyler Honeycutt Prayers up for his family and friends. Rest easy bro!
RIP to my UCLA Bruin Brother Tyler Honeycutt #BruinsForEver
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