ATHENS, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - The UGA Lacrosse player who was shot while was sitting at a bus stop on South Milledge Avenue, was released from the hospital Sunday.
The victim, Tate Prezzano was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Tate's father, sent a Tweet Sunday saying Tate was discharged from the hospital and thanked everyone for their prayers and support.
Tate has been discharged from the hospital! Our gratitude for the prayers and support from family, friends, medical teams, law enforcement, and so many we don't even know is indescribable. We are forever thankful. #tatetough #prezzanoproud #thankyou #doyoubelieveinmiracles pic.twitter.com/uHxM9fnT2j— Dobbin Prezzano (@DobbinPrezzano) April 28, 2019
Prezzano’s UGA Lacrosse coach described him as the kind of player who’ll show up first and leave last. That is why it was not "practice as usual" Monday afternoon.
Police arrested a man suspected of shooting a University of Georgia student Monday near the university's campus in Athens.