Posted July 26, 2012

Nate Robinson caught amid gunfire in basketball game at famed Rucker Park

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Nate Robinson was reportedly at a basketball game in New York City where gunshots were fired from the stands. (Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors point guard Nate Robinson was one of many people running for their lives on Wednesday night as gun shots rang out from the stands of a basketball game at New York City’s famed Rucker Park, according to a report on Thursday from The New York Post:

Rodney Harris, 47, was standing five feet from two men who started arguing over a bad call from the referees. At around 10 p.m. on Wednesday night, according to the report, the alleged gunman pulled out a gun and fired two shots into the crowd. Harris said that the former Knicks  guard was among the crowd but escaped without injury:

“He was watching the game,” Harris said. “After the shooting, he was okay. He wasn’t hurt…he left like everyone else.”

In total, five people were shot but they are all expected to survive.

The gunman ran out of the park with the rest of the crowd, walked calmly across the street but then fired a few more rounds, according to the report. The Post did not confirm whether the gunman was taken into police custody.

Footage of the incident can be seen here.