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The National Basketball Association team issued a statement confirming the 23-year-old shooting guard's death. Dejean-Jones, a native of Los Angeles, had signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans club in February. Dallas police said officers responded to a 3:20 a.m. call at an apartment, where the resident told them that an intruder kicked open his front door while he was asleep in his bedroom and failed to respond when the resident called out.
NEW YORK (AP) — Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier.