Chris Williams Shot in Arm Following Argument: Latest on UCF DB's Recovery

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Two Nike Footballs are seen before a college football game on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in  Princeton,NJ.  Harvard won 49-7.  (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
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Central Florida defensive back Chris Williams was shot "around 1 a.m. ET" on Saturday morning outside of King Tut's Lounge in Orlando, Florida, according to authorities, per WFTV.com.

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Brandon Helwig of UCFSports.com passed along the following update from Williams:

Brandon Helwig @UCFSports

UCF CB Chris Williams posted this earlier on Facebook: "I'm okay everybody I got shot in arm twice but I good." http://t.co/UMUEHzLL3m

Per WFTV's report, authorities said Williams was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, while Shannon Green of the Orlando Sentinel reported that the shooting followed an argument. Green also reported that head coach George O’Leary had been informed of the situation and had reached out to both Williams and his mother as the school continued to gather more information about the incident. 

Williams, a redshirt freshman, dressed for Central Florida's Nov. 14 game against Tulsa this past season, but he spent the rest of the year on the scout team, according to his bio at UCFSports.com.


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