Parrom stable after shooting

Senior Editor
Posted Sep 26, 2011

Arizona junior Kevin Parrom was shot on Saturday morning. Read on for the latest.

Late Sunday night, news started to pour out that Arizona junior Kevin Parrom had been shot while on a trip to New York to visit his mother.

Arizona Athletics Director Greg Byrne confirmed that news Sunday night in a released statement,

"We are aware that Kevin Parrom went home this weekend to visit his mother, who is in the hospital,” Byrne said. “While in New York City, he was the victim of a shooting. Rest assured, Kevin's well being is our primary concern."

The extent of the injury is currently unknown, but sources say Parrom was shot in the right leg early Saturday morning.

Arizona head coach Sean Miller chose not to go into too much detail, as he also released a brief statement on Sunday.

"I have been in contact with Kevin and his family throughout the weekend and look forward to his return to Tucson and being back in class this week,” he said. “Our focus is on Kevin's health right now. Once we have more information, we'll be able to address his potential return to team activities." will keep you updated on all the latest on Parrom’s condition as it becomes available.

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