Three University Of Southern Mississippi Players Involved In Shooting Incident At Remington’s Hunt ClubNovember 16th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez
Hattiesburg, Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major altercation broke out at the Remington’s Hunt Club at Hattiesburg on the wee hours of Sunday morning in which three football players of the University of Southern Mississippi were shot. The players were then taken to a nearby medical facility where they are undergoing treatment. According to Hattiesburg police authorities, the incident took place at around 1:30 a.m on Sunday after a fight started at the club and later it continued at the parking lot in which the three players were shot.
Police officials have revealed that the three players which includes defensive end Deddrick Jones as well as linebackers Martez Smith and Tim Green have sustained severe injuries in the upper part of their body in the shooting incident. A probe has been initiated into case by the Hattiesburg police authorities but no arrests have been so far. Although the actual reason which sparked the violence at the Remington’s Hunt Club has not been available, Sgt. Allen Murray has divulged that the incident might be gang-related while adding that the cops are in the process of investigating the incident by talking to the witnesses, many of whom have revealed that they heard gunshots and also witnessed ‘muzzle flashes’ at the club.
In the meanwhile, Larry Fedora, the football coach of the University of Southern Mississippi meet up with the injured players who are hospitalized at the Forrest General Hospital on Monday. Although after visiting the wounded players, the football coach revealed that they had expressed their apologies for ‘letting the team down,’ he refused to discuss other details of the meeting.
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