Vikings rookie Twyman shot 4 times, expected to make full recovery

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Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman was shot four times Monday while visiting family in Washington, D.C., his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

"In talking to (Twyman) today, he's going to be OK - that's all that matters," Rosenhaus said. "We're thankful he's OK. He will make a full recovery."

Rosenhaus said Twyman was in the "wrong place, at the wrong time."

Twyman was in his car when shot and suffered "superficial, exit wounds," and he won't require surgery, Rosenhaus told Schefter. X-rays returned negative, and the Vikings are aware of the situation.

The rookie defensive tackle is expected to be released from the hospital this week, according to Schefter. Twyman didn't appear to suffer any injuries that would prohibit him from playing this season, Schefter adds.

Minnesota selected the defensive lineman in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He spent three years at Pittsburgh before going pro.

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