Prayers and our condolences are being sent to the family of Reche Caldwell as it’s being reported that he was killed on Saturday.
The former NFL wide receiver who played with Tom Brady — was shot and killed in Tampa, Florida. Deborah Caldwell, his mother, confirmed the devastating news to the gossip site. Deborah shared that her son, Reche (real name Donald Caldwell) was getting ready to take his girlfriend out on a date when he went back inside his home to grab a jacket.
Reche’s GF says the former player was “ambushed” by a “couple of people” who jumped out of bushes trying to rob him. He was reportedly shot in the leg and chest. Reche’s mother said he died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.
“He was a good person who smiled all of the time,” Deborah Caldwell told TMZ. “He tried to help everyone he could. He was the type of guy who would take his shirt off his back and give it to you.”
Reche, a University of Florida product, played six seasons in the NFL. He spent four years with the Chargers, one with the Patriots, and one with Washington.
Authorities have not announced any arrests in the case, according to TMZ. We will continue to keep you updated when more details have been shared.