Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was shot early Sunday morning according to the authorities.
He is a senior for the Buckeyes and was projected to be a starting defensive tackle this fall before the season was canceled by the Big Ten Conference due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Ohio State senior DT Haskell Garrett is in stable condition after he was shot in the face early Sunday in Columbus— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 30, 2020
The Columbus PD is not providing any more info at this time pic.twitter.com/pQKzdie1Q6
Garrette was found in an apartment with a gunshot wound through both cheeks, police said. Blood and a gun shell were seen in the street, and a trail of blood led to the apartment, which is located about a half-mile away from the scene.
The incident was called into police at 12:28 a.m. ET Sunday. Columbus police said (via ESPN) Garrett was taken to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and is currently in a stable condition.
Ohio State defensive lineman Haskell Garrett was found in an apartment with a gunshot wound through both cheeks. https://t.co/fbRSZMKNxw— USA TODAY Sports (@usatodaysports) August 30, 2020
The Columbus police department has not released any information about a suspect and is not providing any other information about the shooting at this time.
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