Javis Austin Suffers Gunshot Wound to Face
CLEMSON, SC -- According to news sources, Clemson football running back, Javis Austin,
suffered a self inflicted gunshot wound to the face Wednesday evening. He has lost the use of
his right eye and is in surgery as of 11:30PM EST to save the other eye.
He is in critical, but stable condition at Anderson Memorial Hospital, but the
injuries are not thought to be life threatening. Also according to the Anderson County Central Dispatch Austin himself dialed 911 around 6pm EST.
The 21-year-old junior is a two-time letterman for Clemson
but has been little used this year. Going into the Clemson's last game
against South Carolina he only had 36 carries for 120 yards for the season.
UPDATE: At 1:25 AM, Austin was still undergoing surgery according to the Nursing Supervisor at Anderson Memorial Hospital. His condition remains critical, but stable.
UPDATE: As of 11:10AM, Austin remains in critical, but stable condition at Anderson Memorial Hospital.