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Brooklyn high school basketball coach accused of shooting player’s father

February 01, 2019 - 2:44 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say a high school basketball coach shot a parent who showed up at his house to discuss his son's playing time, then tried to pass himself off as a victim.

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Christopher Hooks showed up at the Brooklyn home of Paul Robeson High School basketball coach Todd Myles. That's when Myles said a third person appeared and shot both of them. Investigators say Hooks claimed that was not the case.

Myles was wounded in the leg in the December 22, shooting, and Hooks was injured so badly that he had to beintubated and couldn't speak to detectives for a month, WABC reports.

When Hooks was finally interviewed, he said there was no third person. Hooks said he was shot by Myles.

Myles was arrested on Friday. He has been charged with attempted murder, assault, and criminal use of a firearm.