According to multiple U.S. news sources, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna have been killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles Sunday.
The Los Angeles County Sheriffs say crews at at the scene of helicopter crash in Calabasas. Officials said during a press conference Sunday afternoon that they believe the pilot and eight others were on-board.
Bryant had been mentoring Gianna as she had an interest in perusing basketball.
Bryant has been known to use a helicopter often for travel. The aircraft was a Sikorsky S-76B
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) January 26, 2020
Many are taking to social media to mourn his death, such as Shaquille O’Neal. Just yesterday Kobe congratulated LeBron James, after James passed him on the NBA all-time scoring list.
More to come