Guy Who Shot Former USC Star Joe McKnight Charged With Manslaughter
Last week, Former USC star & New York Jets RB Joe McKnight was shot and killed during an altercation at an intersection during an “apparent road rage” incident in Terrytown, LA.
54-year-old Ronald Gasser stayed at the scene and handed his gun over to police and was taken into custody for questioning. He was later released without any charges, but that all changed on Tuesday when it was announced that he would be charged with manslaughter.
“Ronald Gasser, the man authorities say shot former NFL player Joe McKnightduring a road rage incident, was arrested Monday (Dec. 5) on a manslaughter charge, according to the jail records from Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. The move comes after Gasser originally was released after the shooting.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said it will hold a press conference Tuesday morning (Dec. 6) to give an update on the investigation. The media event is scheduled for 10 a.m. with Sheriff Newell Normand.”