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Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper Addresses False Shooting Rumor

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS - DECEMBER 23: Amari Cooper #19 of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on December 23, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys free agent wide receiver Amari Cooper took to Instagram on Wednesday to confirm that he is OK.

A false report spread on Twitter on Wednesday, stating that Cooper had been shot in the Dallas area. Thankfully, that report is not true.

Cooper, 25, posted on his Instagram Story that he is doing fine. "That was fake news ya'll, everything good over here," Cooper wrote on his Instagram Story on Wednesday afternoon.

The Dallas Police Department also reacted to the false report, releasing a statement saying there was no evidence that Cooper had been shot. The police department also said that there had been no shootings in the Dallas area. "There has been a tweet going viral that Amari Cooper has been shot in the Dallas area. We have NOT found any validity to that tweet occurring in the city of Dallas. At this time, there has been NO shooting incident occurring in the city of Dallas," the Dallas Police Department announced.

Cooper, 25, is coming off his first full season with the Cowboys. He totaled 1,189 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in 2019.

The former Alabama star is set to hit free agency in March. Cooper has stated that he wants to remain with the Cowboys.

Dallas has to pay both Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper this offseason. Cornerback Byron Jones is also set to hit free agency.