This is so sad.
New Orleans Pelicans rookie guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, according to authorities.
The NBA player was fatally shot after he broke down the door to an apartment in the Dallas area, and the person living in the apartment fired his gun in self-defense to protect himself from the threat.
Dejean-Jones, 23, was from Los Angeles, and police did not know why he was in Dallas.
The athlete was found outside in an outdoor passageway at the apartment building by police officers, and first responders began treatment but it was too late, and Dejean-Jones bled to death.
The New Orleans Pelicans released a statement on the death: