Former Cowboys quarterback Anthony Wright shot in North Carolina
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By Corey Clark

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Anthony Wright was shot multiple times in North Carolina on Monday afternoon according to NBC Dallas Forth-Worth Channel 5 .

Wright is currently in stable condition according to police.

The incident took place in Concord, North Carolina. Officers arrived to the scene at 12:59 p.m. on Monday. Authorities found Wright with multiple gunshot wounds.

The former Cowboys quarterback was transported to Carolinas Medical Center. Once he arrived Wright underwent emergency surgery.

The Concord Police Department issued a warrant for William Moses Hooker Jr. for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Witnesses told the police that Wright got into an altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, which is why gunshots were fired.

Wright played for the Cowboys during the 2000 and 2001 season where he appeared in eight games. During his time as s starter, Wright went 1-4 in five starts. He tossed five touchdowns and threw for 766 yards during his time in Dallas.

Wright played six seasons in the NFL. He played for the Cowboys, New York Giants, Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens.

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