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.
Scary news on Brandon Roy, who was shot in leg last weekend in LA area while shielding kids at his grandma's house https://t.co/gEq2rEGjPG
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) May 3, 2017
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.”
Our thoughts are with Brandon Roy and his family at this time.
— Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) May 3, 2017
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.