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Report: Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy Shot In Los Angeles Area

Brandon Roy, a three-time NBA all-star and former standout at Washington, was reportedly shot in the Los Angeles over the weekend.

Roy, who now serves as head basketball coach at Seattle's Nathan Hale High School, was an innocent bystander according to the report by NBC affiliate KING5.

KING 5 sources confirm Nathan Hale coach Brandon Roy was injured in a weekend shooting in California.

He was shot while at an outdoor gathering in the Los Angeles area. We were told, Roy was an innocent bystander in what may be a gang related shooting.

Roy was treated in southern California but has already returned to Washington while he recovers.

Roy starred for the Washington Huskies from 2002-2006, and made the NBA All-Star Game for three consecutive seasons (2008-2010) with the Portland Trail Blazers before knee injuries forced him into an abrupt 2011 retirement. He made a short-lived comeback with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2012-2013 but he has not played since. He took over as head coach at Nathan Hale in 2016.

We'll update as more comes out about Roy's status. We wish him the best in his recovery.


Update: According to USA Today's Sam Amick, Roy was reportedly at his grandmother's house, and shielded children present from the gunfire.

Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy was shot in the leg outside his grandmother's house near Los Angeles, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick.

The person requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.

Someone opened fire randomly outside his grandmother's house, and he was shielding some of the kids who were there, the person said.

We'll continue to update as more is released.