Arizona State running back Deantre Lewis was shot in the buttocks Saturday during a random shooting in his California hometown.
An ASU spokesman told the The Arizona Republic that Lewis, who was the team’s second-leading rusher in 2010, was injured while visiting family in Norco, Calif., but he cited privacy laws in declining to provide more details.
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Lewis’ teammates posted on Facebook that the running back was shot in the buttocks. According to the posts, Lewis’ injuries are not considered serious and he is recovering in a local hospital.
In 2010, the true freshman recorded 539 rushing yards and four touchdowns and had 23 receptions for 370 yards and two TDs.