Kelvin Joseph of the Dallas Cowboys was a suspect in a murder investigation, but didn’t fire, attorney states

Dallas CowboysCornerback Kelvin JosephAccording to Barry Sorrels his attorney, he was a passenger in a vehicle that was fired gunshots which killed a person last month.

Sorrels said that Kelvin Joseph did indeed shoot Cameron Ray. Kelvin sends deepest condolences to the Ray family. Kelvin was unarmed on the night of March 17 and wasn't looking for violence. Kelvin found himself in an uncontrollable situation. Kelvin also condolences the Ray family and apologizes to the Dallas community. We are continuing the investigation and will respect the outcome.

Dallas police want Joseph's input on the shooting that took place March 18, which left Cameron Ray (aged 20) dead.

Dallas police released surveillance video that showed a fight between Joseph and Ray. Ray and his friends later walked to their cars, while shots were fired from an SUV passing by. Ray was located by police in the 3600 block Greenville Avenue. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

KDFW-TV aired a call earlier this week asking for the public's assistance to help identify the suspects in the altercation. One man is seen wearing a necklace that has the letters “YKDV” on it. Joseph, a rap musician, goes by the name YKDVBossman Fat. You Know Da Vibe stands for “YKDV.”

Multiple sources claim that Joseph was encouraged by the Cowboys to speak with police about the incident. Sorrels told the Morning News that he would talk about this subject later, but it hasn't happened.

The Cowboys released a statement Friday about the situation.

“The Dallas Cowboys are well aware of the terrible incident in Dallas that occurred on March 18. Our hearts go out first and foremost to Mr. Ray's loved ones and his family. The NFL is aware that Kelvin Joseph may have been involved in this incident. We have contacted Dallas police and have notified the NFL office. We do not have any further comments at this time.”

A league spokesperson stated that the matter is currently under review to determine if the league has a personal conduct policy.

Joseph was selected by the Cowboys in the second round last year's draft. He started in two games, and played in 10 of them.

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