By Rachel Quigley
Updated: 23:04 BST, 27 October 2011
A star high school soccer player what’s more, straight-A understudy was shot in the back what’s more, cleared out deadened at a house party at the weekend.
Justin Thompson, 16, a understudy at Diocese supervisor Molloy High school in Rulers was shot at the point when a pack using weapons gatecrashed a party on Friday night.
Police said Justin was standing with his companions at the New York loft at the point when the assault took place.
Paralysed: High School soccer star Justin Thompson was shot in the back at a party what’s more, may never be capable to walk again
He is accepted to have been mixed up for somebody else.
One of the 16-year-old’s companions told the New York Post: ‘We were heading home what’s more, at that point a few pack of kids came around needing to battle what’s more, just shot towards the group.’
No captures have been made.
Despite his condition, Justin shows up to be remaining optimistic.
He composed on his Facebook page on Tuesday: ‘Got the projectile expelled what’s more, got surgery today, great news the slug as it were somewhat wounded my spinal line so much appreciated for the bolster what’s more, keep praying, I’m doing well.’
More than 180 individuals ‘liked’ the comment.
In action: Athletic Justin, right, battles for the ball off his soccer opponent
The first class school’s athletic executive Mike McCleary talked to the Post about Justin, a promising safeguard for the schoolâ€™s soccer team.Â
He said: ‘Heâ€™s a top-notch kid. I donâ€™t think he has an foe in the entirety world. What happened was, it was off-base place, off-base time.
‘When I saw him at the healing center I was battling back tears. To see that great a kid in that shape is a shame.’
Justin, whose family is from Jamaica, will be regarded at Saturdayâ€™s quarterfinals by his teammates, who will wear armbands in the Caribbean nationâ€™s colours.
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