Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Anthony Wright is in stable condition after getting shot Monday.
According to the Independent Tribune:
Witnesses said Wright was shot in Concord, North Carolina, after getting into a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend. Wright suffered multiple gunshot wounds and underwent emergency surgery.
Police identified the suspect as William Moses Hooker Jr., who is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill. Hooker remains at large.
Have you seen William “Willie” Moses Hooker, Jr.? Concord Police said he is accused of shooting Anthony Wright multiple times Monday afternoon. Have info that could help police? Call 704-920-5000 or call 704-932-7463. https://t.co/EPcVQwvcqs via WSPA7
— Amy Wood 7 News (@TVAmy) July 2, 2019
Pro Football Talk’s Darin Gantt later confirmed that the victim was the same Anthony Wright who spent eight seasons in the NFL.
The 43-year-old Wright was an NFL quarterback from 2000-2007 with the Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants.
Wright finished his career with an 8-11 record while completing 54.9 percent of his passes for 3,590 yards, 20 touchdowns and 25 interceptions.
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