ROOSEVELT BENJAMIN : Auburn RB Brian Battie on Ventilator, Coach Confirms Shooting in Florida

By | May 21, 2024



Accident – Death – Obituary News : : 1. Brian Battie injury update
2. Auburn running back shooting news

Fort Pierce Police are investigating three shootings over the weekend to determine if they are connected. The shootings resulted in three deaths, including a suspect shot by police. Victims identified include 59-year-old Roosevelt Benjamin and 24-year-old Devin Bradley. Another victim, 50-year-old Craig Robinson, remains in critical condition. In Delray Beach, a 69-year-old woman is charged with shooting her son-in-law. Meanwhile, nearly $1 million in federal funding is allocated to replace Lantana’s aging water pipes, contaminated with asbestos. The project is expected to take 8-10 years and cost $51 million. The weather forecast predicts a high in the 80s with a chance of scattered showers and storms.

1. Auburn football player shooting incident
2. Brian Battie health update

Details of the Shooting Incident in Sarasota, Florida

Over the weekend, a tragic shooting incident occurred in Sarasota, Florida, leaving one person dead and several others injured. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s office responded to a strip mall in the early hours of Saturday morning, where they found a chaotic scene with multiple shooting victims in the parking lot. Among those injured was Auburn running back Brian Battie, whose brother, Tommie L. Battie IV, tragically lost his life in the shooting.

Response and Updates on Brian Battie’s Condition

Auburn coach Hugh Freeze took to social media to provide updates on Brian Battie’s condition following the shooting. In a heartfelt post, Freeze asked the Auburn family to continue praying for Battie as he faced challenges in his recovery. Battie, who had transferred to Auburn after a successful stint at South Florida, showed promise on the field and was a valued member of the team.

Support for the Battie Family

In a show of solidarity and support, two women who identified themselves as godmothers of the Battie brothers started a GoFundMe page to assist the family with medical expenses and other needs during this difficult time. The page quickly gained traction, with generous donors contributing nearly $60,000 to help the Battie family cope with the aftermath of the tragic incident.

The shooting in Sarasota has sent shockwaves through the community, highlighting the need for greater awareness and action to prevent such senseless acts of violence. As the investigation into the incident continues, authorities are working tirelessly to bring those responsible to justice and ensure that such tragedies do not repeat in the future.

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