Chris Beaty Death | Chris Beaty Obituary – Former UI Footballer Chris Beaty Shot Dead
On Saturday, 30st May, 2020 former Indiana defensive lineman Chris Beaty was shot and killed in downtown Indianapolis.
The area where Beaty was killed has been gripped with aggressive protest and violence for the past 3 days following the death of George Floyd.
There has been lots of gunshots over the last 3 days since the protest began.
Beaty’s cause of death is not yet clear, as it is not certain his death is in any way tied to the protests and violence that goes with it.
Chris was a defensive lineman on the IU football team from 2000 to 2004.
Twitter Reacts To Chris Beaty’s Death
Shot and killed during the protests last night in downtown Indy. Chris was a great man. I didn’t know him personally, but I knew people who did and they always talked so highly of him.
Another life lost 😭 we have to be better. RIP CHRIS BEATY 🕊 https://t.co/8HwvpbPtRu
— 𝓉𝒶𝓃𝓉𝒾𝓃𝒾𝓎𝒶 (@tani_bradley) June 1, 2020
Condolences being sent by local athletes as the news of Chris Beaty’s death is being shared.
The former Indiana & Cathedral defensive linemen was shot Saturday night in Indy.
Sending prayers to all of his friends- he had many. ⚪️🔴 https://t.co/x8vHxM70ka
— Olivia Ray (@OliviaRayWISH) June 1, 2020
This is hitting close to home. Lost a good guy in Indy as he was shot last night downtown. RIP Chris Beaty. Praying for humanity right about now. “Violence will only increase the cycle of violence.”
— Marco Andretti (@MarcoAndretti) June 1, 2020