In the News: HU Basketball Player Injured After Shooting

By: Tiffani Haynes

Smalling (middle) received a scholarship to play basketball at Hampton University.

Smalling (middle) received a scholarship to play basketball at Hampton University.

Senior Hampton University basketball player Theo Smalling was shot early Saturday morning at a Homecoming party. The forward from Tampa, Fla. was outside a  party near W. Mercury Boulevard when he was shot in the stomach by his friend’s gun. It has been said Dominique Smith, Smalling’s friend, was carrying the firearm when it dropped, went off and hit Smalling in the stomach.

It has been reported that he is in critical condition in a VA hospital. Hampton police have charged Smith with a misdemeanor, reckless handling of a firearm.

**We’ll keep you updated on the developments of the story. Our prayers go out to Theo Smalling**

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2 Comments

  1. Daily Press is saying he is in critical condition.

    http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-local_hptshooting_1026oct26,0,1443108.story?track=rss

  2. Their story should be getting updated soon. That was an old story after HU found out late about the incident.


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