A former high school teammate of former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end James Harrison was arrested on Thursday on a murder charge, according to police in Texas.
The Austin American-Statesman reports Antonio Watson, 24, was charged with capital murder and kidnapping in the killing of 24-year-old Daniel Harris on March 1.
Harris was found dead in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head.
Authorities said he was the victim of a kidnapping.
Police told the Statesman that Harris had been a member of the football team since 2015.
The Steelers released a statement in which they said Harris’ death was a “tragic loss for the entire Pittsburgh Steelers family.”
“The team is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Daniel Harris and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this time,” the statement read.
“The entire Pittsburgh community stands with the family during this difficult time.