A former UNLV Runnin' Rebel has died.
Bryce Dejean-Jones, current guard for the New Orleans Pelicans was shot in the abdomen on Friday night in Dallas County and bled to death. He was 23.
According to ESPN, Dejean-Jones signed a three-year contract with the Pelicans in February after joining the team on consecutive 10-day contracts. He started 11 of 14 games before undergoing surgery for a broken right wrist and missing the rest of the season.
According to his agent, 23-year-old Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones has died of a gunshot wound to the abdomen. https://t.co/9Ldv6NqRol
— ESPN (@espn) May 28, 2016