Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was shot in Orlando early this morning. According to the Orlando Sentinel, CJ was riding around with two of his friends when a car pulled up beside them and opened fire. The driver of the car CJ was in was killed. CJ is in stable condition and should make a full recovery.
Johnson was a first round pick for the Tennessee Titans back in 2008. He rushed for 2,006 yards in 2009. CJ was released by the Titans after the 2013 season. He spent 2014 with the New York Jets, but was released by the team after the season. Johnson is currently a free agent.
This is obviously a tough deal for CJ because he has to deal with the loss of his friend in addition to his own recovery. Hopefully he will be back to 100% very soon.
UPDATE: The guy that was driving the car who was killed, Dreekius Johnson, had a history of arrests for drug related incidents.