USA November 4, 2007

Man shot opponent during match

An argument between several Indian men during a match in Orlando, Florida, led to a shooting yesterday when one of the players, Francis Singh, was shot in the abdomen .

An argument between several Indian men during a match in Orlando, Florida, led to a shooting yesterday when one of the players, Francis Singh, was shot in the abdomen.

"The shooter was defending himself from an attack with a cricket bat which is similar to a baseball bat but it's flat," Orange County sheriff's Sgt. Spike Hopkins said. "For this man to bring a firearm to a sporting event is odd but then again, he has the right to do so. He has a concealed weapons permit and if, in fact, he was protecting himself, he was authorized by law to do so."

Will Luke is assistant editor of ESPNcricinfo

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  • Ken Brown on November 13, 2007, 10:53 GMT

    He obviously didn't have his safety catch on!

  • Brad Murphy on November 7, 2007, 12:50 GMT

    Did he have his protector on?

  • Ken Brown on November 13, 2007, 10:53 GMT

    He obviously didn't have his safety catch on!

  • Brad Murphy on November 7, 2007, 12:50 GMT

    Did he have his protector on?

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  • Brad Murphy on November 7, 2007, 12:50 GMT

    Did he have his protector on?

  • Ken Brown on November 13, 2007, 10:53 GMT

    He obviously didn't have his safety catch on!