Stray bullet strikes A&M-Texarkana baseball player during game, police investigate
On Sunday, March 14th, an A&M-Texarkana baseball player was hit by a stray bullet during a game against the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The incident occurred at 3:30 PM, and the player was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is currently investigating the incident. Law enforcement officials are trying to determine where the bullet came from and are asking anyone with information to come forward.
The incident occurred during the fifth inning of the game, with the bullet striking the player in the arm. According to witnesses, there was no loud noise or commotion that would have indicated that a gun had been fired. The game was immediately paused, and everyone in the stands was asked to leave the field.
The player’s condition
At the time of the incident, the player was in stable condition and was able to walk off the field with assistance. He was taken to the hospital for treatment and has since been released. The player is expected to make a full recovery.
Impact on the team
The incident has understandably shaken the A&M-Texarkana baseball team. Head coach, Steve Jones, said in a statement, “We are grateful that our player’s injury was not more serious and are hopeful that the police investigation will bring about answers and a resolution.” The team has not played a game since the incident occurred.
The incident has also sparked concern and outrage in the Texarkana community. Mayor Bob Bruggeman released a statement expressing his shock and sadness at the incident. “This is a terrible tragedy, and we must do everything we can to prevent something like this from happening again,” he said.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has advised anyone attending an outdoor event to be aware of their surroundings and to report any suspicious behavior or activity immediately.
Summary: A&M-Texarkana baseball player was struck by a stray bullet during a game against the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating, and the player suffered only minor injuries and is expected to make a full recovery. The incident has sparked concern and outrage in the community, with law enforcement officials advising outdoor events attendees to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. #NEWS