Former Florida State standout Travis Rudolph is facing murder charges in connection to a double shooting in Lake Park.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened Wednesday just after midnight along N. Redwood Drive, near Northlake and U.S. 1.
Travis Rudolph #ARRESTED for 1st Degree Murder with a Firearm and Attempted First Degree Murder with a Firearm. Shortly after midnight, we responded to a double shooting in Lake Park. One male was transported to the hospital and another was found deceased in West Palm Beach. pic.twitter.com/prQAv5Jfq2
— PBSO (@PBCountySheriff) April 7, 2021
One a person was found with gunshot wounds and a second man shot to death a short distance away in West Palm Beach.
Deputies arrested the 25-year-old former wide receiver on charges of murder and attempted murder with a firearm.
Rudolph went viral in 2016 when he made headlines after befriending a boy with autism in Tallahassee.
In 2017, Rudolph’s father was killed in an accidental shooting at Sugar D’s.