AKRON – A University of Akron football player is recovering after his teammate accidentally shot him in the stomach just after 3 a.m. Saturday.
According to Akron police, Scott Boyett, 23, shot teammate Andrew Pratt, 22, when he entered his apartment without knocking.
Boyett believed Pratt was a burglar.
No charges will be filed since both men agreed the shooting was accidental.
Pratt was taken to a local hospital, but his injuries are not life-threatening.
The University of Akron athletics website lists Pratt as a senior wide receiver from Green, Ohio. Boyett is listed as a junior offensive lineman from Santa Rosa, California.