Steve McNair, Former Ravens and Titans Quarterback Dead at 36
Steve McNair, former Quarterback from the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans is dead at the age of 36.
NewsChannel5 from Nashville is reporting that Steve was found with a female victim in an apparent double homicide. The woman has been identified, but her name is not being released at this time.
It is not however, Mechelle Cartwright, who is Steve's wife.
Police said McNair suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head in downtown Nashville.
The incident happened at 2nd South & Lea Avenue in downtown Nashville.
There are no suspects at the moment, but some people have been taken to a nearby police station for questioning.
His brother Fred has confirmed his death, but has not provided any more details.
Steve owned a restaurant after his professional football career, Steve McNair's Gridiron9, and he had plans to open another.
Steve LaTreal McNair (born February 14, 1973 in Mount Olive, Mississippi), nicknamed Air McNair, is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Houston Oilers third overall in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alcorn State.
He spent 13 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Tennessee Titans, but he spent his last two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. He retired in April 2008.