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Nevada WR released from hospital after shooting

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Nevada starting wide receiver Brandon Wimberly has been released from the hospital after being shot and seriously wounded during a fight in Reno last month.

The 22-year-old Wimberly is recovering at home in Gardena, Calif., after being released from the hospital last week.

Wimberly, who would have been a junior this fall, was shot following a June 18 fight between several Wolf Pack football players and another group. Police are still searching for a suspect.

He underwent surgery to repair his intestines and colon, and it remains unclear whether he will be able to play football …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 11, 2011 03:24AM Published Jul 11, 2011 03:23AM Copyright 2011 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.