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Former Zips player killed

By mrasor Published: December 14, 2006

Men's basketball


John Carson, who earned a letter with the Zips in 2000, was fatally shot after reportedly forcing his way into a home during a robbery attempt.


LIfe after basketball for Carson, 29, included multiple felony incarcerations, according to the Springfield News-Sun. You can listen to the 911 tape by clicking the above link.


If anyone has any memories about Carson as a player at UA or a person, feel free to post them below.

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