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Vols Linebacker Reeves-Maybin Shot In Clarksville

Vols Linebacker Reeves-Maybin Shot In Clarksville

CREATED May 13, 2014
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin was shot in the arm during an early Sunday morning incident in his hometown of Clarksville, but school officials said he wasn't seriously injured.

Clarksville police received a call of shots fired around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at 3703 Lavender Circle. When they arrived, they found Reeves-Maybin had been grazed by a bullet in the shoulder.

Police said Reeves-Maybin was attending a large party at the home. He told officers he was standing in the street near the home when someone started shooting. He said he felt a sharp pain in his arm and then realized what had happened.

Police said none of the people in attendance of the party were able to provide any information to assist them in the investigation. Mr. Reeves-Maybin was interviewed by detectives, but was also unable to provide any information.

He was taken to Gateway Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Tennessee athletic department spokesman Jimmy Stanton said Reeves-Maybin didn't require stitches and was attending class in Knoxville on Monday. Stanton said Reeves-Maybin "was grazed by a stray bullet."

Reeves-Maybin led Tennessee with 11 special-teams tackles as a freshman last fall.

Jalen Reeves-Maybin grew up inClarksville and went to Northeast High School.

(The Associated Press Contributed To This Report.)