UPDATE: 1:25 a.m. EST -- The St. Louis Rams released a statement late Tuesday on Stedman Bailey's condition. The wide receiver was shot Tuesday in Miami, Florida, and has been hospitalized after suffering head injuries.
“We are aware Stedman Bailey was involved in an incident this evening. We have spoken with Stedman and he is in the hospital in critical, but stable, condition. We are gathering facts about the situation and will provide updates as we learn more." the statement said.
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot Tuesday in Miami, Florida, and has been hospitalized, according to reports. Bailey reportedly suffered head injuries that are believed to be non life-threatening.
According to the National Football Post, Bailey will undergo surgery Wednesday morning.
Ian Rapoport, national insider for NFL Network, said that Bailey was shot twice in the head while sitting in a car with two young relatives and his cousin.
Several NFL players and Twitter users sent out their prayers as reports surfaced that Bailey has been shot.
Prayers out to Stedman Bailey tonight ________
— Robert Woods (@robertwoods) November 25, 2015
If rumors are true, prayers to Stedman Bailey. Rumors of him being shot in the head. Wow.
— Doug Moore (@DMooreNFL) November 25, 2015
Sources say current outlook is now more optimistic for Stedman Bailey after initial fear of life-threatening gunshot wound to head
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) November 25, 2015
Prayers out to Stedman Bailey and his family.......
— Vikings29Beast (@Vikings29Beast) November 25, 2015
Prayers to Rams WR Stedman Bailey! ______
— jay ford (@jayford21) November 25, 2015
Say a prayer for Stedman Bailey
— Derrick Blain (@DBlain5) November 25, 2015
— Dylan (@DMarquis22) November 25, 2015
This is a developing story.