Report: Brandon Roy Injured in California Shooting

UPDATE (MAY 3, 11:07 a.m. EST):  Former All-Star Brandon Roy was shot in the leg while shielding kids outside his grandmother’s house near Los Angeles, according to a USA TODAY report.

The  Trail Blazers released the following statement on Tuesday night:

“Like many others, we’re just learning of the injury suffered by former Trail Blazers player Brandon Roy in a shooting over the weekend in California.


According to those reports, Brandon was wounded as a bystander, but is expected to recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brandon and his family during this time.”

ORIGINAL STORY: Over the weekend, former NBA star and current Nathan Hale high school coach Brandon Roy was reportedly injured in a shooting in California.

Here are the details, per King 5:

He was shot while at an outdoor gathering in the Los Angeles area. We were told, Roy was an innocent bystander in what may be a gang related shooting.


Roy was treated in southern California but has already returned to Washington while he recovers.

Get well soon, Brandon.

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