Former Gears of War and Fortnite pro Xcells killed in shooting

On the night of August 24, Christopher “Xcells” Hill, a former Gears of War and Fortnite pro, was shot and killed at a home in Boones Hill, Virginia. That’s according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, which shared details of its investigation Thursday.

As reported by WDBJ7 (opens in new tab), the incident occurred after a homeowner was approached by a man he didn’t know, later identified as Hill, “resulting in the homeowner shooting and killing Hill.” A spokesperson for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department told WDBJ7 that no charges are currently pending.

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