WKU Public Radio News Staff
Mon April 16, 2012
Two WKU Football Players Wounded in Sunday Shooting
Two WKU football players are recovering after being wounded by gunshots outside a bar. A statement from the school's athletic department says defensive lineman Tevin Holliman and defensive back Ricardo Singh were each hit once. their wounds are not considered life threatening.
The shooting early Sunday morning outside the Lava Lounge in Bowling Green happened just hours after the team played their annual spring scrimmage game. The Lava Lounge is just off the WKU campus. Bowling Green police say it appears someone shot into a crowd outside the bar and struck the players. An officer driving by the scene reportedly heard gunshots and called for backup at 12:39 a.m.
Holliman is a sophomore from Georgia, Singh is a freshman from Florida. The school says head coach Willie Taggart has spoken to the parents of both players.