Anthony Sweat Biography – Wiki
Anthony Sweat was the brother of Washington soccer team player Montez Sweat was fatally shot in Virginia in Henrico County, Virginia, and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a statement from the Henrico Police Department.
Anthony Sweat has died at the age of 27-years-old.
Shot & Killed in Shooting
The brother of Washington football team player Montez Sweat was fatally shot in Virginia on Tuesday.
Anthony Sweat, 27, was shot in Henrico County around 4:09 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene, according to a statement from the Henrico Police Department.
As of Wednesday night, no further details about the shooting were available.
Montez is a 25-year-old defensive end for the Washington soccer team. He was not at practice Wednesday in Ashburn, Virginia, head coach Ron Rivera told Richmond.com.
“It’s tough and our thoughts and prayers are with the families,” Rivera told the media. “We try to make sure that the players understand that we are here for them. We have a team psychologist and she is available, as well as I [and the other coaches]. … We are there for them.”
— Henrico Police (@HenricoPolice) December 29, 2021
Montez has not publicly referred to the death of his brother.
This is the second tragedy to hit the team in the last week. According to Richmond.com, security officer Deshazor Everett was involved in a car accident last week that killed his girlfriend, Olivia Peters.
Everett, 29, was hospitalized for his injuries but has since been released, the news outlet reported.
During a press conference on Wednesday, several players spoke about the recent difficulties that team members have faced.
“I’m just trying to support the guys who are going through the things that they’re going through that are so much more important than football,” wide receiver Terry McLaurin told reporters. “Make sure they’re okay, making sure they’re in my prayers. And genuinely watching over them, not just saying, ‘Hey, I’m thinking of you.’
McLaurin, 26, added that he “is just trying to help.”