A former St. Louis high school basketball star who played briefly for Notre Dame and Missouri in college was shot and killed in north St. Louis County, police said.
Cameron Biedscheid, 27, was killed Friday on the block where he lived. Police did not indicated whether they have any suspects in the shooting.
Biedscheid graduated in 2012 from Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School, where he averaged 26.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.9 blocks in three varsity seasons, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Biedscheid spent his freshman college season at Notre Dame, averaging 6.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 34 games. After redshirting his sophomore year, Biedscheid transferred in December 2013 to Missouri. He was dismissed from the team by coach Frank Haith before the 2014-2015 season.
Our program mourns the loss of Cameron Biedscheid – a young man full of potential who was taken away at far too young of an age.