Former Aggie athlete shot in Chicago

LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – A former NMSU Aggie basketball player is in critical condition after being shot in Chicago.

Police say Shawn Harrington was in his car with his daughter when he stopped at an intersection. Several people walked up to the car and shot into it. Harrington, who is a basketball coach for Marshall High School in Chicago, remains in critical but stable condition. His daughter was not hurt.

Police say surveillance video from a nearby convenience store captured the incident, but they have not made any arrests.

Harrington played for the NMSU Aggies in 1995 and 1996 and was part of the team featured in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams.”

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