Basketball: Arizona’s Parrom shot in NYC

Arizona forward Kevin Parrom was shot while visiting his mother in New York City this weekend. The report from the Arizona Daily Star is that Parrom is OK.

Here are statements release this evening by the U of A:

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

From basketball coach Sean Miller:
“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.  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.”

Here’s a report from the Arizona Daily Star.

Jeff Faraudo

  • SteveNTEXAS

    Parrom was with a girl and the ex bf and another man showed up with a gun. An altercation ensued and Parrom was grazed.

    That was from CBS or ESPN maybe

  • Yoda

    Those are two very strange statements by Arizona.