Aaron Hernandez was involved in a “gangland style” drive by shooting that left a man with serious head injuries, which his family believes was covered up to save the rising football star, a bombshell new book reveals.
The former NFL tight-end…who eventually went to prison for murder in 2015 before taking his own life two years later…was a student at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 2007 when he became involved in a nightclub scuffle that turned violent.
The shocking details are revealed in the book Aaron Hernandez’s Killing Fields.
Hernandez and some fellow football players allegedly tailed one of the men involved in the fight, Randall Cason, who was in a friend’s car.
Cason later told the police Hernandez and another player, Reggie Nelson, approached their car while they were stopped at a light and Hernandez put a handgun through…