A&M Consolidated basketball player’s lung pierced by bullet, expected to make a full recovery

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – The victim of Tuesday’s College Station shooting remains in vital condition however is anticipated to make a complete healing, according to his household after speaking with physicians at St. Joseph Health.

Kaden Lewis was playing basketball at John Crompton Park like he usually does when he was shot in the shoulder, his moms and dads stated. He was required to the medical facility where physicians found the bullet went through his lung. The 16-year-old remains in vital condition however is anticipated to endure.

News 3′s Rusty Surette satisfied Tuesday afternoon with his household outside the medical facility including his dad, Clifton Lewis, his mom, Tameka Day, and his brother or sisters Jeans Day and Chanquis Robertson. They stated Lewis was “in the right place at the wrong time.” Kaden is typically at the park dealing with his basketball abilities and hanging with good friends.

On Tuesday, while he was playing, he was struck by a bullet fired from a range.

“He wasn’t doing drugs or anything like that like some people have speculated,” stated his dad, Clifton. “I’ve raised these kids to stay away from stuff like that. He was there to improve himself. He had nothing to do with the shooting.”

Cops on Tuesday stated the shooting was associated with a social networks spat including 2 other males in the location.

Jairus Johnson, 21, was detained after an argument over his ex-girlfriend on Twitter led him to contend the crowd in the park. Lewis’s moms and dads worry their child had absolutely nothing to do with the argument or the shooting.

While conference with the household Tuesday afternoon, Kaden called his moms and dads from his medical facility bed. When he was asked how he’s doing, he reacted, “Good.”

Kaden is a basketball gamer at A&M Consolidated High School and is going to be a junior this academic year. Medical professionals informed the household the shooting injury shouldn’t affect his capability to play basketball.

What the household is now requesting is prayers and continued assistance from the neighborhood.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.