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11/29/2008 10:57 PM ID: 75178 Permalink   

NFL Star Plaxico Burris Shoots Himself in the Leg


New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress has suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg and was hospitalized for his injury as of Friday. The injury is reportedly non-life threatening.

Not many details are available. However, it is known that the incident occurred a short time after he was put out of the Washington Redskins game on Sunday due to a injured hamstring.

Domenik Hixon will play in Sunday's game as a replacement starter for Burress.

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it strikes me that mebbe plax should spend some time learning gun safety, and put the ball down for an hour or two.
  by: elijah4twenty     11/30/2008 05:55 AM     
I just get into football last season, then I decide this season that I really like the Giants, especially Plaxico. That guy can catch anything!

Then this happens...grrr.

Should've stayed not liking football.
  by: pcXXXtreme   12/01/2008 07:31 AM     
I wonder if it was intentional or not.
  by: rogeratvfan   12/01/2008 08:46 AM     
We play them this week. It'll sure be nice knowing he'll be sitting on the sideline.
  by: blac   12/01/2008 01:23 PM     
may be a good footballer, but is not a team player

I call him Pla$$ico.

  by: zatonado001     12/01/2008 06:55 PM     
  If this...  
If this is the same story I read about elsewhere, the guy snuck (or otherwise brought) a gun unto a club. He hid it in his pants. It somehow discharged, hitting him in the thigh.

He definitely deserved what he got for several reasons.

1. He could've killed someone.
2. He brought a loaded gun into a club.
3. He didn't have the sense to put the safety on when he had a round in the chamber.
4. He had a round in the chamber.
  by: erasedgod   12/01/2008 11:48 PM     
"The injury is reportedly non-life threatening."

i dunno. seems like his case of stupid is pretty serious to me.

if what i have seen on the tube the last couple days saying that he was somewhere carrying a gun on him and it went off when he shouldn'ta been packin, then cart his arse off to jail, or whatever punishment is deemed correct.
  by: elijah4twenty     12/02/2008 10:05 PM     
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