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Former Michigan basketball player Kendric Price shot dead

BOSTON, Massachusetts––WFXT-TV in Boston has reported that former Michigan basketball player Kendric Price died from a gunshot wound early last Saturday morning in Boston.

Sources say around 3 a.m., police were called after a person was shot on Greenwood Street in Dorchester, a neighborhood in Boston. According to WFXT, officers found a man shot who was then pronounced dead at the scene. 

A 6-foot-8 Price, who was in Michigan’s 2005 recruiting class, attended Buckingham Browne & Nichols High School and, according to his U-M athletics profile, was an accomplished jazz pianist and jazz and choir singer. 

WCVB-TV in Boston reports that Price was 32 years old and was an assistant coach on the University of Massachusetts-Boston men’s basketball team.

According to a WCVB published statement from the university, it said: “Kendric was a great young coach who worked with our men’s basketball program. We are all saddened by the tragic news of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kendric’s family.”

WFXT reports that no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting.

Price, who lived in Dorchester, MA was shot Saturday sometime around 3 a.m. Officers were called to 12 Greenwood St. in Dorchester and found Price suffering from gunshot wounds, Boston police said.

Price was pronounced dead at the scene.

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