A Winter Springs Excessive Faculty basketball participant was shot within the head whereas he slept in his mattress early Monday morning.
- Winter Springs Excessive basketball participant shot whereas sleeping
- Shaun Merrill Jr. shot in head, underwent surgical procedure
- Investigators taking a look at surveillance video from close by
In accordance with Sanford Police, a car considered concerned in a drive-by capturing, left the world of Little Fox Avenue in Sanford moments after photographs rang out.
Shaun Merrill Jr., sixteen, was discovered shot in his mattress when his father went to examine on him after the capturing.
Merrill was hospitalized in secure situation. Merrill’s father stated his son survived surgical procedure and was recovering from the capturing.
Household of sixteen yr previous Shaun Merrill Jr. says he was shot in his mattress final night time in Sanford. Merrill is out of surgical procedure. Shooter nonetheless lacking pic.twitter.com/4aZMfeaNTa
— Bailey Myers (@BaileyMyers_) October 30, 2017
“I do not know what occurred. I used to be sitting in the home and everybody was sleeping, after which I hear gunshots,” father Shaun Merrill stated.
Merrill stated his son is some extent guard on Winter Spring Excessive Faculty’s basketball staff. He stated his son is an effective child and does not get into hassle.
Sanford Police are working to determine who shot on the house and why. Surveillance video shot within the space has been pulled by investigators for evaluate.