Former NFL Supplemental Draft hopeful Martayveus “Marty” Carter was in critical condition after being shot over the weekend in his hometown of East Chicago, Ind., according to the Northwest Indiana Times.
The incident occurred at a gasoline station late Saturday night time, and Carter, 23, was certainly one of two folks shot, the newspaper mentioned. Another man, Brian Thomas, died from a gunshot wound in the incident, ABC-7 TV in Chicago said.
Carter performed in faculty for Grand Valley State in Michigan and declared for the Supplemental Draft after a prolific D-II profession that earned him All-American honors in 2016. The faculty’s all-time main rusher, he was not chosen in the Supplemental Draft however labored out with the Chiefs on July 19.
“It’s devastating,” Grand Valley State head coach Matt Mitchell informed the Northwest Indiana Times. “He was a good person at heart. He had some highs and some lows. My heart goes out to his family and what they’re going through right now.”
Carter is the daddy of two kids, and performed three seasons for Grand Valley State.
“He and his family, his parents, were part of our program,” Mitchell mentioned of his former participant. “His teammates have been exchanging text messages. They’re worried about him right now.”