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Gunman shoots Alabama minor league baseball coach

3 years ago June 07, 2011 Jun 7, 2011 Tuesday, June 07 2011 Tuesday, June 07, 2011 6:31:37 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Authorities say a pitching coach for Montgomery's minor league baseball team has been shot during an apparent mugging at his apartment complex.

A Montgomery newspaper reports that Montgomery Biscuits pitching coach Bill Moloney was shot in the thigh around 11:30 p.m. Monday. Authorities say he was the victim of an apparent mugging at his east Montgomery apartment complex.

Biscuits manager Billy Gardner said Moloney was in good condition early this morning at Jackson Hospital.

Authorities say the shooting happened after Montgomery's game with the Mississippi Braves. Gardner said the coach also suffered facial injuries.

The 56-year-old coach is in his second season with the Biscuits, who are affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays.

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