September 29, 2008
Jaguars OT Collier Paralyzed, Has Leg Amputated
Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Richard Collier, who was shot earlier this month, had his left leg amputated and is paralyzed below the waist, according to his doctors.
Doctors said that he is now in stable condition after previously being listed as critical from the 14 bullet wounds he suffered in an attack on September 2.
While the men waited in a Cadillac Escalade for the women to return from the apartment, someone walked up and fired several times at Collier, who was driving. Pettway was not injured.
No motive has been found for the attack, but investigators said that he appeared to have been targeted.
Collier is the third NFL player to be shot in less than two years. Washington safety Sean Taylor was fatally shot in his Miami home last November and Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams was killed after leaving a nightclub in January, 2007.
09/29 16:29:07 ET