LAKE CHARLES, LA – Law enforcement authorities in Lake Charles, Louisiana, are investigating four suspects including former Kansas State University Quarterback Daniel Sam in connection with a home invasion and homicide.
Just after 3:30 a.m. on August 12, the Lake Charles Police Department was notified of a possible shooting in the 1300 block of Lewis Street.
Officers found the front door of the residence kicked in and a man later identified as Aaron Javone Sam, 23, on the floor dead from a gunshot wound, according to a media release.
On Saturday, Lake Charles Police served an arrest warrant on Daniel Sams, 23, in connection with the home invasion and shooting of Aaron Javone Sam, according to Deputy Mark Kraus with the Lake Charles Police Department.
Sams was arrested on a $200,000 bond and faces charges of accessory after the fact to armed robbery, home invasion, attempted first-degree murder and, second-degree murder.
He is the fourth suspect arrested in the case. After a red-shirt year at Kansas State University in 2011, Daniel Sams played in 8 games in 2012 and played in all 13 games in 2013, finishing second on the team with 807 rushing yards and a team-high 11 touchdowns, according to KStatesports.com. He transferred to McNeese State for the 2014 season.
Aaron Javone Sam was a former McNeese State University football player. He was a 2013 and 2014 All-Southland Conference safety and team captain in 2014, according to the McNeese State web site.