Texas Tech football player injured in recent shooting released from hospital

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LUBBOCK, Texas – A Texas Tech redshirt freshman football player who was injured in a recent shooting has been released from the hospital. 

John Scott III was shot during an incident at the Park East Apartments on Saturday, April 27. 

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to University Medical Center.

A second gunshot victim, Kiana Pipkins, suffered minor to moderate injuries. 

Scott was released from UMC on Sunday, according to Texas Texas Athletics.

Below is a statement released by Texas Tech Athletics:

Texas Tech redshirt freshman John Scott III was released from University Medical Center (UMC) Saturday afternoon. He will continue his recovery under the direction of Texas Tech’s medical staff. Texas Tech would once again like to thank the first responders and hospital staff who have treated John over the past week.

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