TMZ Sports activities has confirmed … cops responded to a taking pictures in West Palm Seashore shortly after midnight on Wednesday — and as soon as they arrived, officers discovered a deceased male sufferer who had been shot.
Cops say one other man had additionally been struck by gunfire and was rushed to a close-by hospital earlier than their arrival — although his present situation is unknown.
Legislation enforcement tells TMZ Sports activities … investigators imagine the gunman opened hearth on 4 folks in complete — all of whom have been passengers in a automobile collectively on the time of the taking pictures.
After a preliminary investigation, officers imagine they’ve proof proving Rudolph is the person who pulled the set off.
The previous Florida State star was arrested Wednesday morning — hours after the taking pictures — and transported to county jail. Cops inform us Rudolph was booked on 1st diploma homicide and tried 1st diploma homicide expenses.
Jail data present he’s at present being held with out bond.
Rudolph was a big-time receiver at FSU from 2014 to 2016 … and led the workforce in receptions, TDs and receiving yards in 2015, his sophomore season.
Rudolph went viral throughout a 2016 go to to a Tallahassee center faculty … when he ate lunch with autistic scholar Bo Paske, who had been sitting alone.
The West Palm Seashore native did not get chosen within the 2017 NFL Draft … however later signed with the New York Giants. He performed for the G-Males from 2017 to 2018.
Rudolph made the leap to the Canadian soccer League the place he performed for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
The workforce introduced Wednesday morning Rudolph has been launched within the wake of the homicide expenses.