High school football player shot in the back just missing his spine

High school football player shot in the back just missing his spine

McKEESPORT, Pa. — An 18-year-old student athlete was shot in McKeesport early Tuesday morning.

Carlitos Napper was celebrating his birthday when he was shot.

A bullet him in the back, and he told Channel 11 it was just a millimeter away from his spine.

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"The next thing I know I just heard gunshots. I sped off and then I felt it like, 'I think I got shot,'" Napper said.

He's now recovering at home and will miss part of his senior football season at McKeesport High School.

No arrests have been made.

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