Word has been received that a man from Bryan has been shot in California.
19 year old Lance Corporal Liam Phillips, a 2012 Bryan High School Graduate, was shot three times during an off-duty incident at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Sunday evening.
Phillips survived the shooting and was listed in stable condition as of yesterday afternoon according to the Bryan Times.
Police in California say Phillips was visiting a friend’s apartment. The friend had a loaded handgun on his living room table. There was a knock on the front door. Phillips answered it, but no one was there.
He closed the door but didn’t lock it. After that he went to a back bedroom. When he came out, there was a man in the living room, holding the gun.
Phillips tried to get the gun away from the man, but he was shot in the hand, hip and chest during the struggle.