Sammy Sasso was shot during reported robbery
Sammy Sasso was shot during a reported robbery
In a recent article published by FoxNews, authorities confirmed that an Ohio State wrestler champion was hospitalized after being shot Friday night. Around 8:30 p.m., Sammy Sasso was shot on the 1300 block of North High Street and was admitted to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Ohio State wrestling champions coach Tom Ryan confirmed that one of his team’s members had been the victim of the senseless shooting. While in serious condition, coach Ryan added that injuries were not life-threatening. Ohio State wrestling champions coach Ryan, the coaching staff, along with members of the wrestling program and Athletics administrators, are grateful for the caregivers at WMC, thankful Sasso’s injuries are not life-threatening, and are supporting Ohio State wrestling champions Sasso and his family.
OSUPD is assisting Columbus Police with the ongoing investigation. The outlet says the incident that involved Ohio State wrestling champions is still under investigation, and few details were available on the shooting. But some reports said that the Ohio State wrestling champions incident was connected with a robbery attempt. No suspects had been taken into custody for the Ohio State wrestling champions incident.
Two-time Big Ten Ohio State wrestling champions Sammy Sasso, from Nazareth, Pennsylvania, was a fifth-year senior this past season. Ohio State wrestling champions Sasso just completed his redshirt senior season, winning the Big Ten title for the second time at 149 pounds. Ohio State wrestling champions Sasso, went 29-4 overall this past year, and 8-0 in the conference, having also won it in 2021; he placed second in 2020 and 2022.
Ohio State wrestling champions Sasso, one of nine Buckeyes all-time to earn All-America status four years, wrapped up his OSU season this year with a string of honors including being named Big Ten champion twice, Ohio State wrestling champions Big Ten qualifying for the NCAA tournament four times.
In regards to the shooting, there has been an outpouring of support for Sasso on social media, with many Ohio State students and members of the wrestling community wishing him a speedy recovery.