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$10,000 reward offered for info on New Year's Eve shooting

Family members of Marshall University football player Larry Aaron says he was paralyzed from the waist down at a party on New Year's Eve. (Marshall University Athletics)

Police in Maryland are offering up to $10,000 for information about a shooting that paralyzed a college football player and injured a 17-year-old.

The Capital Gazette reported Friday that the shooting occurred at a New Year's Eve party in Severn, which is south of Baltimore.

Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, confirmed that football player Larry Aaron was shot. The 19-year-old is redshirt freshman defensive tackle at the university.

His mother, Melissa Aaron, told The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington that her son was left paralyzed by the shooting after the bullet became lodged in his spine. Aaron is from Columbia, Maryland.

A 17-year-old male was also shot at the party. Maryland's Anne Arundel County Police Department said in a statement that anyone with recordings, photographs or information should contact police.

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