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Six teenagers arrested for the murder of high school football player Taeven Moshier in Connecticut

Taeven Moshier Football Player Connecticut
Taeven Moshier #21 and the wide out/safety for John F. Kennedy High School in Connecticut was shot and killed by a group of teenagers.

Police are making arrests in a shooting of a 17 year old high school football athlete, after he was brutally killed.

Taevan Moshier reportedly was going to visit a female when several teens with weapons fought with Moshier and began to rob him. He then began to shoot Moshier and fled in a vehicle.

A 17-year-old boy received several charges including murder, unlawful discharge of a firearm, and weapons in a motor vehicle.

Two more 17-year-old boys, a 16-year-old girl, and a 16-year-old boy were also arrested and are facing robbery and assault charges.

Tuesday, Jan. 26. police arrested a sixth teen in connection to the death of Taevan. The sixth arrest is a 16-year-old boy facing charges of robbery and assault.

Police are continuing to investigate.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterbury Police Detective Bureau at (203) 574-6941.

We at NFL Draft Diamonds send our condolences to the family. We also would like to share Taeven’s highlight from last year as a rememberance.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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