The mug shot of Dority has been obtained. He is still in jail, according to jail records.


Police tell the sports website. Payne was shot and killed in Florida.

According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a report of a shooting and found Payne with a gunshot wound.

Payne was taken to a hospital and later died there.

Lawrence Dority was arrested on a murder warrant after being identified as the shooter.

Adreian Payne died on Monday, his former teammate announced. He was 31 years old.

The sad news of Payne's death was announced by his former teammate at Ohio State,Jared Sullinger.

I hate the news that I received this morning.

Payne was a huge star for the Spartans in his senior season, recording 16.4 points per game and 7.3 rebound. Payne helped lead the team to an appearance in the Elite Eight.

The Atlanta Hawks took Adreian with the #15 overall pick in the NBA draft. He was a member of the Association for several years before moving overseas to play professionally.

Payne last played inLithuania in the season of 2021.

Payne was best known for his relationship with Lacey Holsworth, an 8-year-old cancer patient. Adreian and her were referred to as brother and sister by the two of them.

Payne was joined by Holsworth on his senior night at Michigan State.

Archie Miller mourned the death of Adreian Payne on Monday.

Started watching him when he was in 10th grade. He became an NBA player after developing at Michigan St. Prayers for his loved ones, Spartans and Dayton, OH.

I am sad.

Originally published at 8:11 AM.