This is devastating.
Stedman Bailey, 25, who plays wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams, was shot twice in the head on Tuesday evening while driving with family. He is currently in stable condition at a Miami hospital and will undergo surgery on Wednesday.
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Stedman Bailey. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
NFL.com reports Stedman's cousin was also shot and is suffering from life-threatening injuries. Details surrounding the shooting are unclear, though the football pro is cooperating with authorities.
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His team released a statement following the incident, reading, "We are aware Stedman Bailey was involved in an incident this evening. We have spoken with Stedman and he is in the hospital in critical, but stable, condition. We are gathering facts about the situation and will provide updates as we learn more."
Our thoughts are with him and his loved ones at this time.