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Denver Smith, 25 Years Later

2008 marked a quarter century since a promising Indiana University football player was shot and killed by police, igniting outrage from the school’s African-American community. Daniel Robison’s story recounts the events of the night Smith died, through the eyes of the police officer who shot him, Smith’s wife and the newspaper sports editor who still feels guilt at the thought he might have been able to save Smith’s life, if only he’d known the athlete was in trouble.

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