A former Penn State football player was stabbed to death in Philadelphia, according to reports.
Sean Schellenger, who was a quarterback for the Nittany Lions in 2000 and had been working as a real estate developer in the city, was stabbed in the back by a man on a bike at about 11 p.m. Thursday near Rittenhouse Square, according to the Associated Press.
Police reportedly found Schellenger, 37, lying in the street, bleeding heavily. He died at a hospital.
Schellenger was riding in a Mercedes-Benz, but he and two others exited the vehicle because the road was blocked by another car, the Associated Press reported. That’s when the bicyclist arrived and an altercation ensued.
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“Police say the man on the bike pulled a large knife from a backpack and stabbed Schellenger. The man fled on foot,” according to the Associated Press.
A suspect reportedly surrendered to police on Friday.
As a Nittany Lion, Schellenger appeared in just one game during the 2000 season (against Louisiana Tech), Philly.com reported, citing a Penn State football spokesman.
He was slated to be inducted into Coatesville Area High School’s sports hall of fame this fall.