The daughter of the old NFL and Penn State linebacker Brandon Short was shot and killed in Pennsylvania Monday, according to reports. Police said the victim, identified as Karli Short, 26, was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head following a report from a woman at around 10:30 am. suis, in an area of McKeesport, about 12 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Allegheny County Police Department. My heart is broken, Brandon Short wrote on Facebook. I have lost the light of my life, my eldest daughter Karli passed away this morning in a senseless act of gun violence. The love she had was so pure and true. The world has lost a beautiful soul. Thank you to everyone who reached out and please keep our family in yourprayers as we go through this difficult time. PEYTON MANNING ATTEMPTED TO WRITE A LETTER OF APOLOGY TO A REFEREE AFTER THE AFTER THE AFTER THE AFTER THE AFTER 'A GAME Brandon Short, 44, was a choice ofhe fourth round of Giants of New York in the 2000 NFL Draft. He played seven seasons in the NFL with the Giants and the Carolina Panthers . New York Giants linebacker No.54 Brandon Short is seen during A game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on December 7, 2014. 17 2006 (NFL Photo Library) Prior to being drafted, Short was a Outstanding linebacker, two-time captain and All-American at Penn State under coach Joe Paterno, he was named the 1998 Citrus Bowl defensive MVP. Now Short is executive directorf and portfolio manager of global real estate company PGIM Real Estate, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He also sat at Penn State Board of Directors Directors since 2018. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Director Brandon Short and Karli Short during this difficult time, said Eric Barron, President of Penn State, according to the Tribune-Review . My heart is heavy thinking of the traumatic effect this tragic loss of a young person will have on the entire McKeesport community. CLIFFORD LEADS NO. 11 PENN STATE OVER BALL STATE 44-13 At the time of her death, Karli Short was working at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the Philly Voice reported, quotinghis Facebook page. She was a graduate of McKeesport Area High School, as was her father, The Voice reported . Homicide detectives have started a target survey on his death, according to the Allegheny County Police Department. Anyone with more than Information about the shooting is urged to call the County Police Alert Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.