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St. Louis Rams Receiver Stedman Bailey Reportedly Shot

Bailey reportedly was shot in the head while in Florida on Tuesday, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was reportedly shot in the head Tuesday but is expected to survive.

The Rams announced an "incident" Tuesday night, saying only that Bailey, 25, "is in the hospital in critical, but stable, condition."

According to both NBC Sports and, Bailey was shot in the head while in Miami, and he is expected to survive.

A Rams source confirmed to me that Stedman Bailey was involved in shooting incident & suffered a head wound. Not considered life-threatening

Surgery scheduled for tomorrow for Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey after gunshot wound to head.


Representatives for the Rams and the NFL did not respond to BuzzFeed News' requests for comment Tuesday.

However, reported that Bailey was shot twice while sitting in a car with family. The driver of the car — who, according to, was Bailey's cousin — was reportedly shot multiple times.

Stedman Bailey will have surgery tomorrow. The driver was shot many times, shielding the kids from bullets. His wounds are life threatening

Bailey, a Florida native who joined the Rams in 2013, was suspended earlier this month for four games. The suspension was issued in response to a substance abuse violation.