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Report: Cardinals rookie WR Damond Powell shot in Toledo
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Report: Cardinals rookie WR Damond Powell shot in Toledo
Saturday July 25th, 2015

Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Damond Powell was wounded by gunfire outside his home on Friday, police told the Associated Press.

Police told the AP that Powell's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. The Cardinals released a statement on Saturday saying Powell remains hospitalized.

The incident occurred in the driveway of Powell's home in Ohio, according to police. Toledo Police said Powell, 22, was hit by gunfire from a car and that witness said they saw three men wearing masks in a gold-colored vehicle.

“We are aware that Damond Powell was the victim of a shooting last night in Toledo, where he remains hospitalized,” the team said in a statement. “We have been in communication with his family to offer whatever support and resources we can provide. We will continue to monitor and provide updates as appropriate.”

Powell signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted free-agent after playing two seasons at Iowa.

As a Hawkeye in 2014, Powell recorded 19 catches for 317 yards and three receiving touchdowns, plus one rushing touchdown.

Arizona's training camp begins on Friday, July 31, when players are scheduled to report.

- Molly Geary

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