Report: Jerel Worthy's grandmother accidentally killed by grandfather

By Josh Katzowitz | NFL Writer

The grandmother of Packers defensive end Jerel Worthy was accidentally shot and killed by his grandfather on Wednesday night, the Dayton Daily News reports.

According to Huber Heights, Ohio police, James Worthy was handling a gun in his bedroom when he accidentally fired it. The bullet went through the wall and hit 69-year-old Mae Worthy, who was in another room of the house.

"It went through the bedroom wall, down into the opposite end of the house and it just happened to strike her while she was sitting on the couch," Huber Heights police Lt. Matt Dulaney said. "The evidence is in line with his story as to what he's telling us... . [Detectives and evidence crews] have done a thorough investigation and the preliminary investigation reveals that it does appear that it is an accidental shooting."

Since then, Worthy has taken to Twitter to express his feelings.

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