Former NFL player Louis Nix III shot in Jacksonville

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Former NFL player Louis Nix III was shot in Jacksonville, Florida. Nix III was shot during a robbery attempt.

He was at a gas station when he incident happened. He was in serious condition, according to Jacksonville.com.

Bullets
Bullets (Photo by Pixabay)

“I just got shot and robbed while I was putting air in my tires,” Nix III said on Instagram, via Inside The Irish. “If I do not make it, I really love everybody. I can’t contact nobody right now, and I am glad they are putting it on the line for me. I love you all.”

Related: Man broke into DeRozan’s residence near Los Angeles in November

On Wednesday, he let his followers know on Twitter that he needed surgery. However, at this time, we do not know if he had the surgery yet.

“I’m alive everyone,” Nix III said on Twitter. “The bullet that hit me ricocheted off my sternum into my lung. Surgery is the next step so keep praying for me. Thank you all for the positive energy and prayers.”

Nix III was shot at approx. 9 am at the Gate gas station at 60 Airport Center Drive. Despite being shot, he was able to give the authorities a description of the alleged suspects.

Related: Free agent Vontaze Burfict arrested in Clark County

According to Nix III, the suspects where between 16-to-20-years-old. The alleged suspects ran behind a car wash following the shooting.

The alleged suspects were also described as thin males. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the two alleged suspects appear to be black and were wearing jackets at the time with one appearing to wear a ski mask.

Nix III said that one of the alleged suspects put a flashlight in his face and were demanding money. The former professional football player allegedly pushed them back, then felt pain in his chest.

Related: Emmanuel Duron arrested, charged with assault after attacking referee Fred Gracia

Nix III played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He was then a third-round draft pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.

He played one season with the Texans in 2014. Then, he was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants in 2015.

He’s not played in the NFL since the 2015 season.

Report a Typo or Correction

Copyright © 2007-2020. The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved.

All information contained in this Digital Publication are copyright by The Capital Sports Report, and may not be duplicated, copied, modified or adapted, in any way without our written permission. Your use of our work does not constitute any right or license for you to use our trademarks, without the prior written permission of The Capital Sports Report.

Our Content, as found within our Website, is protected under United States and foreign copyrights laws. The copying, redistribution, or use of our publication by you of any such Content, is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.

The Capital Sports Report and its logo are official trademarks of Anthony Caruso III and Anthony Caruso Enterprises.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.