Two members of the Utah Utes football team were shot at a party on Saturday night after an altercation broke out.
Utah left guard Lo Falemaka and running back Marcel Brooks-Brown were the two players who were shot, but they are expected to fully recover. Police are currently searching for three suspects.
“Obviously, our first concern is that both Lo and Marcel are going to be OK, which appears to be the case,” Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said in a statement.
“We don’t have all of the details yet, but it is our understanding that they are the victims in this incident and we feel very fortunate that they are expected to fully recover. It is unknown at this time how soon they will be able to return to the football field, but we are optimistic it will be in the near future.”
According to the report, the two players were intervening when the suspects showed up to a party and refused to leave. That is when the suspects pulled a handgun and fired shots at the players.
Let’s hope the suspects can be brought into custody.
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