by: Liz Artz Updated:
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Norcross teenager is out of the hospital after a stray bullet hit him in the head during Miami Heat's victory in last week's NBA championship.
Reid was visiting his mother in Miami Thursday night, watching the heat in
"I just turned the corner of the couch and I ended up being hit
"At first, I thought he was playing around, playing a prank on me because the Heat won. Then when he got up, I saw a
Reid's mom was so shaken up, Denson had to call 911. They rushed him to the hospital. Reid's dad raced to Miramar,
If it had happened in an area a little higher fuller or thinner, or in his neck, he could have had a devastating outcome or death, Reid's doctor said.
Police told Reid the bullet was shot a mile from his mom's house, likely celebratory gunfire from the championship game. The miracle in all this is a 15-year-old is able to joke with his family and now has quite a story to tell.
"I'm feeling great, actually. After I went from the trauma care you can ask anyone who came to visit me I was all smiles," he said.