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Former Georgetown Star Charles Smith Shot In Bowie, Maryland

Sources within Maryland Law Enforcement have confirmed that a man who was the victim of a shooting in Bowie, Md., was Charles Smith, a former basketball start at Georgetown. According to Markham Evans at TBD, the wounds are not considered life threatening. More clarification from the Georgetown blog, Vox Populi.

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Prince George’s County police responding to the shooting at approximately 12:20 p.m. to find Smith conscious and alert," despite reportedly being shot twice.

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During his time at Georgetown Charles Smith won the 1988-89 Big East Player of the Year award and was a member of the US Basketball team that won a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic Games. He retired in 2001 after a brief career with the Boston Celtics and 10 years spent playing overseas.