Statement from Giants regarding Burress incident

November, 29, 2008
11/29/08
3:14
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Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley

The New York Giants just released the following statement regarding wide receiver Plaxico Burress' shooting Friday:

"We are aware of the fact that Plaxico was involved in an apparent accidental shooting last night. We have been in contact with Plaxico since shortly after the incident. Plaxico suffered a wound to his right thigh. Obviously, our primary concern is for Plaxico's health and well-being, and given the circumstances, we are relieved to say he was released from a New York City hospital at approximately 2 p.m. [ET] today. We have been in touch with NFL Security on this matter. At this point, we are attempting to gather all the facts surrounding this incident. This incident could become a matter for law enforcement officials, and because of that, we have no comment on any of the details."

 

 

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