After getting shot numerous times in Nevada only weeks after competing in the McDonald’s All-American Game, a women’s basketball standout is recuperating. The North Las Vegas Police Department confirmed to Individuals that four people were shot during a home party in Las Vegas on Saturday night, including two adults and two kids. According to authorities, each victim was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the adult victims is in critical condition after being shot numerous times in the lower body, while the others are said to be in stable condition.
Aliyah was shot multiple times at the house party:
According to the school, Aaliyah Gayles, a USC women’s basketball pledge, was shot numerous times during a house party in North Las Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Gayles, 18, was one of four persons shot after a fight broke out inside the home. According to the Review-Journal, the four persons were taken to the hospital with treatable gunshot wounds.
Father thinks that it is his responsibility to keep safe his baby girl:
“I know there are those who will say it’s my fault and I accept full responsibility for it, but please help keep my darling girl in your prayers Las Vegas,” her father, Dwight, said. “I’ll give everyone who supports Aaliyah an update, but she’s OK. She’s going to make it as she always has.” Gayles is the first Vegas athlete to reach the elite squad since 2010. He is a McDonald All-American from Spring Valley High School. The 5-foot-9 guard led the Grizzlies to the Class 5A state tournament this past season, averaging 13.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 3/.5 steals, and 3.3 assists per game.
In a statement to ESPN, USC head coach Lindsay Gottlieb stated, “Aaliyah is one of the toughest, most resilient young women I have ever encountered.” “I have no doubt that she will handle this unimaginable circumstance with courage and determination. We will continue to assist her and her parents in any manner we are able.” Gayles, a point guard for Spring Valley High School in Las Vegas, is a top prospect in the country who recently competed in the Jordan Brand Classic and the McDonald’s All-American Game.