Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot in the head twice Tuesday night according to multiple reports circulating on the web. Bailey’s injuries are not believed to be life threating and NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport says he will undergo surgery on Wednesday.
An unknown person fired shots at Bailey and his cousin who were sitting in a car in Miami, FL. Bailey’s cousin was shit multiple times while trying to shield some children who were also present in the car.
Bailey is currently serving a four game suspension for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. In 38 career games he has caught 59 passes for 843 yards and two touchdowns.
Stedman Bailey will have surgery tomorrow. The driver was shot many times, shielding the kids from bullets. His wounds are life threatening
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 25, 2015
Bailey was a third round pick of the Rams in 2013. The Rams and authorities are working to find out more details.