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WSU Football Player Fatally Shot

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DETROIT (WWJ) – A star Wayne State University football player has been shot to death in front of a downtown Detroit nightclub.

Police say Cortez Smith was shot early Friday morning, but didn’t release any details about the shooting.

Smith was a standout player for the Warriors: He was named Wayne State’s Defense Rookie of the Year during the 2010 season. He was a 2008 graduate of Cass Tech, where he was also an all-city and all-metro football player.

Police say one other person was seriously injured in the shooting.

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