Report: Ex-NFL star accused of funding murder-for-hire shootings in 2016
Some serious accusations have recently come against former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, as TMZ Sports is reporting that the former NFL star has been accused of funding a murder-for-hire shooting that left two men dead in 2016.
TMZ Sports made it clear that Johnson has not been formally charged and is denying the allegations against him. However, officials are making their case against the former star running back.
From TMZ Sports:
Citing court documents. TMZ is also reporting that an informant told law enforcement that Johnson funded the day-to-day operations of Florida gang member of Dominic Bolden, who is accused of being the shooter in the 2016 murders of the two men.
Johnson, a native of Orlando Florida, had a 10-year career in the NFL but was most well-known for his time with the Tennessee Titans (2008-13). He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and the 2009 Offensive Player of the Year. Johnson finished his NFL career with 9,651 yards and 55 touchdowns on the ground, and an additional 2,255 receiving yards and nine touchdown catches.
Johnson also had stops with the New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals.