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      Shooting near Auburn University leaves three dead, three injured

      Auburn (Alabama) Police Chief Tommy Dawson holds up a photo of Desmonte Leonard, 22, of Montgomery, Ala., the suspect wanted for fatally shooting three people near the Auburn University campus. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

      AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The search continues in Alabama for a gunman suspected of killing three people and wounding three more in a shooting at a pool party near Auburn University.

      Two of the slain victims were former players for the school's powerhouse football program. They{}have been{}identified as Edward Christian and Ladarious Phillips. The other person killed was identified as Demario Pitts.

      Officials said during a news conference Sunday that current football player Eric Mack had been wounded and was being treated at a hospital.

      Officials also said Xavier Moss and John Robertson were wounded.

      Authorities are searching for 22-year-old Desmonte Leonard of Montgomery, who's accused of opening fire Saturday night at an apartment complex after getting into a fight with some of the victims over a woman. He faces three counts of capital murder.

      Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson says Leonard fled the scene in a white Chevrolet that he abandoned on the way back to Montgomery, about 55 miles away. They believe he's in the Montgomery area.