Ohio State senior defensive tackle Haskell Garrett suffered a non-lethal gunshot wound on early Sunday morning.
He was transported to the Ohio State University Hospital in stable condition, per Columbus Police, with a gunshot wound through both of his cheeks.
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Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 400 block of Chittenden Avenue at 12:28 a.m. on Sunday, locating Garrett at an apartment on East 11th Avenue after following a trail of blood. They found one shell casing near the blood.
Garrett, a 22-year-old in his fourth year at Ohio State, was then transported to the hospital.
Police did not provide any information on a suspect or any further details on the incident, and said there will not be any further information released on Sunday.