Monday, September 11, 2006
Agent: Foley remains hospitalized in fair condition
SAN DIEGO -- Chargers linebacker Steve Foley remained
hospitalized in fair condition Monday, eight days after he was shot
by an off-duty Coronado police officer who suspected him of drunken
driving, his agent said.
Foley was shot three times -- twice in the back of the left leg
and once on the outside of the left thigh, agent David Levine said
in a prepared statement. Foley also has what is believed to be a
gunshot wound to his right hand.
When reached by phone, Levine said he had no further information
on the wounds. He did, however, confirm that Foley was at Sharp
Memorial Hospital. Hospital officials, citing privacy guidelines,
have refused to confirm that Foley is a patient there.
Last week, San Diego County sheriff's Capt. Glenn Revell said
Foley was shot in the hand, upper thigh, and lower inner thigh.
The agent's statement did not address what happened in the Sept.
3 shooting near Foley's home in suburban Poway.
"[Foley] will respond at the appropriate time and in the
appropriate forum," the statement read. "For now, his efforts are
being directed toward recovering from his injuries."
The shooting was Foley's second run-in with authorities in 4½
months. He was arrested April 21 for investigation of resisting
arrest after police said he scuffled with officers. He also was
booked for investigation of battery on a police officer and public
The district attorney's office reviewed that case but decided
there wasn't enough evidence to bring charges.