COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was wounded in a shooting in Columbus over the weekend, police said.
Police said officers responding just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday to a report of a shooting found blood in the street and one shell casing by the blood.
Police said the officers followed a blood trail to an apartment where the 22-year-old player was found with a “through-and-through” gunshot wound to the cheeks.
He was taken to Ohio State University Hospital in stable condition.
Police opened a felony assault investigation. No arrests were immediately announced.
The 6-foot-2, 299-pound senior played in 11 games last year for the Big Ten champions, totaling 10 tackles and 2.5 tackles-for-loss.
A message was sent to a team representative seeking comment.