Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has been released from the emergency room of Dallas Medical City Hospital after being shot in a Dallas nightclub on Sunday morning.
Talib was reportedly shot in the leg along with two other people at V Live nightclub in Dallas, Texas, and was brought to Dallas Medical City Hospital emergency room where his gunshot wound was treated. He was released from the emergency room but is still admitted at the hospital.
Denver Broncos vice president of public relations Patrick Smyth has said on his Twitter account that the Broncos have already spoken to Talib who is still being treated in the hospital, and assured that he is “OK ” and they are still gathering information.
There has been no official statement about the shooting incident yet, and the team’s officials are still gathering data. However, Mike Klis of 9news reported that a source close to Talib said that Talib’s gunshot wound was accidental.
The team has also released a statement on Talib’s recovery, saying they are in touch with Talib and that the cornerback is still admitted to the hospital for observation. The statement said that they have also been in touch with the NFL and will “provide additional updates as appropriate.”
The Denver Broncos are set to go to the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. According to Smyth’s tweet, Talib is expected to be discharged from the hospital on Monday, but still won’t be able to join the trip to Washington.