Man who allegedly admitted to killing football star Joe McKnight released without charges

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The man who admits to killing Joe McKnight — a former high school and USC football star who was shot Thursday — was released without charges on Friday. 

Ronald Gasser, 54, admitted to shooting McKnight three times at an intersection in the New Orleans Area around 3 p.m. on Thursday, authorities said at a press conference Friday.

McKnight’s killing is being labeled a “road rage” incident. 

Because of the circumstances — a white man shooting a black man and going free, for now — many on social media responded with outrage.  Read more…

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