LARAMIE, Wyo. – University of Wyoming football recruit Tony Evans Jr. was shot and killed early Sunday morning at a hotel in Dallas, Texas, according to police in the Dallas area.
The 17-year-old senior was a 2021 recruit from Lancaster, Texas. The fatal shooting around 1:30 a.m., which wounded another person at the Hawthorn Suites hotel in the Stemmons Corridor, was confirmed by police. Both victims were taken to a hospital, where Evans was pronounced dead. The other victim, whom police did not identify, was in stable condition, according to the Dallas Morning News.