TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Former Washburn football player Corey Ballentine has been released from the hospital, according to the New York Giants, who drafted the defensive back just hours before the shooting that injured him and killed his former teammate and friend, Dwane Simmons.
The team told 13 NEWS on Tuesday morning that Ballentine had been released from the hospital. On Monday, general manager Dave Gettleman said in an interview with Sirius XM that Ballentine is expected to attend the team's mini-camp this weekend.
Ballentine was injured in the shooting in central Topeka just after midnight on Sunday. Simmons, a junior at Washburn, died in the shooting.
A vigil to remember Simmons is set for Tuesday evening.