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Deb
11-26-2007, 11:43 AM
Sean Taylor of the Washington Redskins was shot and wounded overnight by an intruder at his home in South Miami Dade.


Taylor, a former University of Miami star, was airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Details were sketchy about the shooting.The Miami Herald reported that Miami-Dade patrol officers received a call about 1:45 a.m. Monday that a homeowner had been shot in the leg.

The homeowners told police he heard intruders at the rear door of the house, trying to pry it open.

LINK (http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/7490604)

BlitzburghRockCity
11-26-2007, 12:09 PM
I just heard about this on espn radio a few minutes ago. Prayers go out to him !

Prosdo
11-26-2007, 12:10 PM
Wow, that's insane. I hope he is alright.

SteelCityMan786
11-26-2007, 01:11 PM
Wow, that's insane. I hope he is alright.

Amen to that. He's a helluva a football player.

DIESELMAN
11-26-2007, 01:20 PM
Its been awhile since someone has been shot or killed in the NFL. This sucks...prayers out to his family, hope he is doing better.

Forged in Steel
11-26-2007, 01:46 PM
They just showed his house on ESPN and it looked like a warehouse.

BlitzburghRockCity
11-26-2007, 01:57 PM
I'll check the rerun's on ESPN and see if I can see it too, I haven't heard any updates yet.

NOVA STEELERS
11-26-2007, 02:21 PM
:pray: for a recovery

BlitzburghNation
11-26-2007, 03:34 PM
:pray: for a recovery

:ditto:

black an gold 4 life
11-26-2007, 03:45 PM
wow i heard on the news that the bullet hit an artery, he's n criticle condition, man that sucks i hope he's alright, we all should just send up prayers 4 him an his family............................

GoBenGo
11-26-2007, 08:04 PM
the bullet did hit the femural (sp?) artery, as of last report, they got it repaired but he was still in critical . Apparently happened during a break in, a home invasion type. Reports are saying that it he has had security problems at the house before and recently.
No one deserves this, not an athlete, an engineer or a laborer. You should be safe in your own house.
My family's prayers are with Mr Taylor and his family.

DIESELMAN
11-26-2007, 08:40 PM
They just did a update on ESPN, he just came out of a 6 hour surgery. Doctors are cautiously optimistic, he is conscious and is able to squeeze the doc's hand. :pray:

BB2W
11-26-2007, 09:39 PM
This is awful... my thoughts are with him and his family.

KSSteelerfan
11-26-2007, 10:42 PM
:pray: for a recovery

Amen to that.