Police: Shootings a murder-suicide

Updated: July 9, 2009, 1:34 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Former NFL star Steve McNair was shot dead in his sleep last week by a 20-year-old girlfriend distraught about mounting financial problems and her belief that he was seeing someone else, police said Wednesday.

Sahel Kazemi "was spinning out of control" when she shot McNair four times as he dozed on a sofa early Saturday, then turned the gun on herself, Nashville police chief Ronal Serpas said.

Interviews with friends revealed that she was making payments on two ...

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