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Report: Woman killed, NFL player injured

ATLANTA, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A pregnant woman was killed and New Orleans Saints defensive end Charles Grant was stabbed in the neck in an incident in Georgia, it was reported Sunday.

Shots were fired outside a bar in Early County shortly after midnight, killing the woman, who was a bystander, WXIA-TV in Atlanta said.

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Grant was treated for his injury and released, authorities said.

An investigator with the Early County sheriff's office said Grant had been involved in an altercation at the bar.

Grant and others were held by authorities but no charges had been filed, WXIA said.

The Times-Picayune in New Orleans had this statement from Saints spokesman Greg Bensel.

"We are aware of the situation. We are still gathering information. We understand that Charles was not seriously injured. It is an unfortunate situation and we will have no further comment until we gather more information."

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