Iowa wrestler hospitalized after being shot in the knee
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa All-American wrestler Sam Stoll has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after he was accidentally shot in the knee.
Iowa City police said say they responded to a report of a gunshot victim who showed up at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday. A preliminary investigation found he was shot by mistake in a residence and that several other people were present.
Authorities say the investigation is ongoing. Iowa athletics officials were gathering information on the incident.
This past season, Stoll went 25-6 and placed fifth at the NCAA Championships. He is 54-14 overall with one year of eligibility remaining.