The state House and Senate observed moments of silence Monday for former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith, who was killed Saturday night.
State Rep. Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, called Smith a family man and a leader on and off the field.
Moreno also introduced a condolence resolution that noted Smith was a member of the Saints 2009 Super Bowl championship team, an All-Pro defensive lineman in 2006, a first-round selection in 2004 and a member of the Ohio State University 2002 national championship team.
Smith was fatally shot after a three-vehicle acccident in New Orleans.
His wife, Racquel, was struck twice in the right leg by gunfire and is hospitalized.
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