Reports: Two Louisville football players shot at party, injuries not life-threatening

Sunday December 11th, 2016

Two Louisville linebackers were shot Saturday night at a party at an apartment near campus, local television stations WHAS and WDRB report.

Junior James Hearns and sophomore Henry Famurewa were two of the three victims. The third victim’s identity is not known. The two players’ injuries are not considered life-threatening, according to the report. The third victim arrived at a hospital later and their injuries are also not believed to be life-threatening, according to the Courier-Journal.

Hearns led the Cardinals with eight sacks this season, while Famurewa recorded two sacks. Hearns played all 12 games this season and was also credited with five forced fumbles. 

A Louisville student named Jayvon Smith told WHAS that students were celebrating Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson’s Heisman Trophy victory when the shooting occurred. 

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