NC State football player cited after rifle accidentally fires in Raleigh apartment, police say

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N.C. State’s Chris Ingram drops back on defense during an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A North Carolina State University football player was cited after a rifle accidentally fired in his Raleigh apartment Sunday, police said.

The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. in the 1300 block of Thornberry Street, according to a news release from Raleigh police.

“The bullet pierced a wall and entered an adjoining unoccupied apartment,” the police news release said.

Christopher Ingram, 21, was cited with discharging a weapon within city limits.

Ingram, from Salisbury, is a junior at N.C. State and plays cornerback for the Wolfpack.

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