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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - SEPTEMBER 3: Eric Patterson #41 of the Indianapolis Colts and Jake Kumerow #84 of the Cincinnati Bengals fight for the pass at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Tampa police confirmed today, former Plant High School football player Eric Patterson, 26, was killed in a shooting Saturday morning at his apartment.  Patterson’s roommate said he heard the altercation and saw an unknown suspect running from them the scene.

Patterson played college football at Ball State, then played for the Indianapolis Colts and was on the roster for the New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns and St. Louis Rams in the NFL.

The suspect is still on the run.  Story developing…