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Philadelphia HS Football Star shot and killed by his twin brother/teammate

Suhail Gillard was shot and killed by his twin brother.

Suhail Gillard, a star football player in Philadelphia was shot and killed by his twin brother, according to NBC News.

Fayaadh Gillard mugshot

Philadelphia police responded to a report of a person with a gun Sunday evening and found Suhail Gillard, 18, had been shot in the chest, according to a statement from the department, which said a weapon was recovered at the scene. He was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The next day, his twin brother, Fayaadh Gillard, was arrested on charges of murder, possession of a weapon, lying to officials and obstruction of justice, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. A weapon had been recovered at the scene.

Both the brothers were seniors at Mastery Charter North High School, both were on the football team, and recently received honors for their play. Please pray for the family who has to be suffering right now not only losing one child but losing both.

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