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Orange County authorities have confirmed that basketball star Adreian Payne died early Monday in Orlando.
Officers were called to the 2500 block of Egret Shores Drive around 1:30 a.m.
A man later identified as Payne, 31, was discovered with gunshot wounds and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The suspect was identified as 29-year-old Lawrence Dority.
Authorities say Dority stayed at the scene and was transported to OCSO headquarters where he was interviewed by homicide detectives.
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He has been arrested for first degree murder and housed in the Orange County Jail.
Sports Illustrated reports that Payne rose to fame while at Michigan State, where he was named to the All-Big Ten team.
He was selected with the 15th pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks and spent four seasons in the league, playing for Atlanta, Minnesota and the Orlando Magic.
The Detroit Free Press reports that Payne went abroad in 2018, where he played as a member of Panathinaikos, a Greek league basketball club.
Payne died as a result of a shooting that took place at 1:30 a.m. m. in Florida, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. Payne was shot in a row house community in the Econ Landing neighborhood. He was rushed to the hospital but pronounced dead.
Adreian Payne, who starred in Michigan State and befriended the late Lacey Holsworth, has died at the age of 31.