Shane Curry
Born:(1968-04-07)April 7, 1968
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died:May 4, 1992(1992-05-04) (aged 24)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Career information
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight270 lb (120 kg)
CollegeGeorgia Tech, Miami
High schoolPrinceton (Sharonville, Ohio)
NFL draft1991 / Round: 2 / Pick 40
Career history
As player
1991Indianapolis Colts

Shane Clifton Curry (April 7, 1968 – May 4, 1992) was an American football player in the NFL. He graduated from Princeton High School in Sharonville, Ohio. He played for the Georgia Tech and the Miami college football teams. He was drafted in the second round of the 1991 NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

He was shot and killed outside a Cincinnati nightclub during an argument over a blocked vehicle on May 4, 1992.[1][2] Artise Anderson, the 15-year-old nephew of the driver who had blocked Curry's car, was later charged and convicted of the murder. Anderson received 15 years to life, plus 3 years for a weapons charge.[3] He served 16 years in prison and now works as a substance abuse counselor in Mansfield OH.

See also


  1. ^ "Curry of Colts is Fatally Shot". New York Times. 1992-05-04. Retrieved 2007-09-16.
  2. ^ "History of The Indianapolis Colts". The Indianapolis Star. 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2007-09-16.
  3. ^ Noble, Greg (2018-02-08). "From The Vault: Shane Curry's NFL dream, life ended by 15-year-old with gun". WCPO Cincinnati. Retrieved 2020-04-02.