Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that free agent RB Chris Johnson was shot in Florida Saturday night.
Ian Rapoport confirms that the report and adds that Johnson is recovering at an Orlando hospital after being shot in the arm last night, but is expected to be okay.
According to Rapoport, Johnson was back home and riding around with his friends when his car took gunfire. One of Johnson’s friends was killed in the incident.
Johnson, 29, had his option declined by the Jets a few weeks ago and will be an unrestricted free agent in the coming days.
In 2014, he ran for 663 yards on 155 carries (4.3 YPC) to go along with 24 receptions for 151 yards receiving and two total touchdowns. Pro Football Focus rated Johnson as the No. 46 running back out of 57 qualifying players