OSU Football Player Shot, Injured Near OSU Campus


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--An Ohio State football player is now recovering, after getting shot over the weekend near the OSU campus.

Columbus Police responded to the call of a shooting along Chittenden Avenue just after midnight Sunday morning. Officers did not find a victim there, but found blood and one shell casing.

A blood trail eventually led officers to an apartment along East 11th Avenue, where 22-year-old Haskell Garrett was found with a gunshot wound to his face.

He was taken to OSU Wexner Medical Center for treatment and is in stable condition. Garrett's wound was described as a "through and through" to his cheeks.

Garrett is a defensive tackle for the Buckeyes.