The New York Giants signed sixth-round draft pick out Corey Ballentine to a freelance Thursday \u2013 weeks after he was once wounded and his former faculty teammate was once killed in a Kansas capturing.Ballentine was once celebrating getting decided on by way of the New York Giants\u00a0closing month together with his former Washburn College teammate Dwane Simmons in Topeka. The previous teammates have been stopped by way of two to 4 males asking \u201cif that they had a smoke,\u201d Simmons\u2019 father, Navarro Simmons, instructed FOX four KC.GIANTS DRAFT PICK COREY BALLENTINE CALLED TEAMMATE'S FAMILY ABOUT SHOOTING, WITNESSES URGED TO COME FORWARD\u201cSome guys rolled up and requested if that they had some smoke or one thing else on the market,\u201d Navarro Simmons instructed the station closing month. \u201cDwane and Corey stated 'no' and so they simply drove off and got here again round and opened hearth. And killed Dwane, and we are simply left in lots of damaged items.\u201d\n Ballentine (pictured) was once celebrating getting decided on by way of the New York Giants\u00a0closing month together with his former Washburn College teammate Dwane Simmons in Topeka.\n (Getty Photographs)Ballentine was once rushed to the health center and handled for a gunshot wound within the buttocks. The Giants had to start with instructed Ballentine to stick house till he\u2019s healed mentally and bodily. Ballentine has but to be cleared to take part within the crew\u2019s offseason program, consistent with the New York Put up.Dwane Simmons\u2019 circle of relatives instructed somebody with knowledge at the capturing to touch police.There have now not been any arrests made within the capturing.\u201cThere\u2019s numerous running portions to it, numerous folks that noticed numerous issues that came about. We\u2019re very assured that we\u2019ll convey this to a a hit conclusion. It may well be every other month or so, however we really feel very assured,\u201d Topeka police Leader Invoice Cochran instructed KSNT-TV on Tuesday.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPBallentine\u2019s deal is reportedly anticipated to be a four-year deal value $2.7 million.Fox Information\u2019 Katherine Lam and the Related Press contributed to this record.