According to several sources, Porter was shot in the buttocks. Doctors are still evaluating whether or not to perform surgery to remove the bullet, but the injury is not considered life-threatening.
One person was killed in the shooting, which occurred in the
early-morning hours. It appears that Porter was an innocent
bystander. The incident took place at 1:47 a.m. at Denver's Best
Sports Bar and Grille.
Porter earned his first Pro Bowl trip last season, leading the
Steelers in tackles, while tying for the team lead in sacks and
interceptions, with nine and four, respectively.
In four years with the Steelers, Porter has missed only one
game. He has 301/2 sacks in his career, ranking him 12th in
Porter apparently was in Denver watching Colorado State's
42-35 loss Saturday night against Colorado. Porter attended
Colorado State, where he is that school's all-time sack leader.
LB Porter Shot, Non-life threatening ( UPDATE )
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