NFL running back Chris Johnson shot in Orlando

Mar 8, 2015 6:17 PM by Ross Field

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - New York Jets running back Chris Johnson and another passenger were shot in their shoulders while stopped at a traffic light in Orlando overnight, and the driver of the vehicle they were in was killed.

The NFL player and the other passenger, Reggie Johnson, were in stable condition at a hospital Sunday. A person close to Johnson confirmed it was the running back who was involved. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on Johnson's behalf.

Sheriff's deputies say another vehicle pulled up to the Jeep the men were in and opened fire. The Jeep's driver, Dreekius Oricko Johnson, was killed.

Deputies say no arrests have been made, and investigators are seeking witnesses to the shooting.

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