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Rams WR Stedman Bailey Out Of Surgery, Will Spent 3-5 Days In ICU

Update:

Ian Rapoport is now reporting that Rams WR Stedman Bailey is out of surgery, which lasted several hours and involved an extensive procedure.

Bailey is will now move to the intensive care unit (ICU) for 3-5 days, but doctors are reported hopeful about his condition moving forward.

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Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Rams WR Stedman Bailey is still in extensive surgery as doctors try to help him recover from being shot in the head Tuesday night.

  • According to Rapoport, Bailey’s surgery was slated to be done about three hours ago.

We’ll have more updates regarding Bailey’s condition as the news is available.

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Miami Gardens Police Department have released an incident report regarding the shooting involving Rams WR Stedman Bailey

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The St. Louis Rams released a statement regarding the situation.

“We are aware Stedman Bailey was involved in an incident this evening. We have spoken with Stedman and he is in the hospital in critical, but stable, condition. We are gathering facts about the situation and will provide updates as we learn more.”

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Ian Rapoport reports that Rams WR Stedman Bailey was shot twice in the head while sitting in a car with two young relatives and his cousin.

  • According to Rapoport, Bailey is stable in a Miami ICU.
  • However, the driver of the car was shot many times while shielding the kids from bullets. His wounds are life-threatening, per Rapoport.
  • Mike Garafolo reports that Bailey is conscious, but he will undergo what could be extensive surgery.

We’ll have more updates regarding Bailey as the news is available.

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Mike Silver of NFL Media confirms that Rams WR Stedman Bailey has a head wound, but it’s not considered a life-threatening.

  • According to Silver, Bailey will undergo surgery in the morning.
  • Aaron Wilson reports that the Bailey’s outlook is now more optimistic for after the initial fear that it was a life-threatening gunshot wound to head.

The Rams are expected to release a statement within the hour detailing the situation and Bailey’s condition.

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Rams WR Stedman Bailey was shot in the head and hip Tuesday night and is currently “fighting for his life,” according to Aaron Wilson.

https://twitter.com/AaronWilson_NFL/status/669386072640491520

Bailey was serving a four-game suspension for violating NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy.

Bailey, 24, is in the third year of his four-year, $2.736 million contract that included a $527,400 signing bonus. He stands to make base salaries of $601,234 and $690,123 over the remainder of the contract.

This season, Bailey has caught 12 passes for 182 yards receiving and one touchdown over the course of eight games for the Rams.

 

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