Shaquille O'Neal buys a home for a 12-year-old boy paralyzed in a shooting

Shaquille O'Neal said the boy paralyzed in the shooting could have been his son.

(CNN)An Atlanta boy paralyzed in a shooting will soon live in a new home that is accessible to him thanks to basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal.

Isaiah Payton, 12, and Damean Spear, 15, were shot on October 17 after a high school football game, the Atlanta Police Department said. The shooting was a result of an escalated argument and Isaiah and Damean were not the intended targets, according to police.