Former Saints defensive end Will Smith shot and killed

New Orleans Police investigate the scene of a shooting Saturday, April 9, 2016, in New Orleans. (AP)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed early Sunday after a traffic accident.

An emailed statement from New Orleans city coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse said that Smith died “of multiple gunshot wounds” after a traffic accident on Camp Street. The former defensive end was 34 years old. No other information was released.

A tweet from the verified account of Greg Bensel, Saints vice president of communications and broadcasting, expressed condolences to Smith’s family.

Smith leaves behind a wife, Racquel, and three children.