Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes Robbed at Gunpoint: Reports

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(Associated Press)

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes II was robbed at gunpoint in Smith County, Texas last Friday, according to multiple reports.

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Mahomes, whom the Chiefs selected 10th overall last month in the 2017 NFL Draft, was driving with several friends when a man in another vehicle pulled alongside his car, according to ESPN. The suspect exited his car and appeared to brandish a weapon while demanding the group, including Mahomes, turn over their valuables.

"We believe this offense was a completely random act and the suspect had no idea who he was robbing," a Smith County Sheriff’s Office representative told ESPN. "He wasn't being targeted or anything."

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Neither Mahomes nor his companions were injured in the incident. Police have arrested two men, Michael Pinkerton and Billy Johnson, in connection to the crime. Mahomes’ wallet was later returned.

A Chiefs representative told ESPN the franchise is "thankful that Patrick and everyone involved are safe because that's what's important."

While Mahomes has yet to sign a contract with the Chiefs, the former Texas Tech standpoint is projected to earn more than $16 million over the next four years, as mandated by the NFL’s rookie contract pay scale.

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