Ex-Con Faces Jury After Shooting NFL Player /Phresh
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Ex-Con Faces Jury After Shooting NFL Player

October 27th, 2009 | by Staff
Richard Collier
Jury selection begins in the trial of the man accused of paralyzing former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Richard Collier.

Jury selection in the trial against Tyrone Hartsfield began yesterday (Oct. 26).

Hartsfield, 33, is accused of shooting Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Richard Collier in September 2008 in what prosecutors are calling a case of revenge, the two had a physical altercation at a sports bar months earlier.

Tyrone Hartsfield
Tyrone Hartsfield.

Collier was shot 14 times as he and a Jaguars teammate sat in an SUV waiting for two women they met in a nightclub on Labor Day 2008. His injuries left him paralyzed from the waist down and his lower left leg was amputated due to blood clots.

Hartsfield is charged with attempted murder and weapons possession.

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