Tag: Gabriella Giffords

Dem AZ Congresswoman Giffords and Others Shot Outside Safeway

Update 2:04 pm: Press Conference: University Hospital spokesman: Ten patients were brought in to the hospital, one, a 9 year old child, died. 5 are in critical condition, 5 are in surgery. The Congresswoman is in the recovery room, spokesman is optimistic about recovery. He says she is responding to commands. The bullet went through and through (right through her brain.) She's going into intensive care. She's under anesthesia still.

Update 1:44 pm MT(TL): 5 of the 11 people shot are confirmed dead. No word on Rep. Giffords' surgery outcome yet. A news conference is about to begin. Arizona's Chief U.S. District Court Judge John Roll was shot and killed. The shooter was born in 1988. His name is Jared Laughner and he is from Tuscon.

Update 1:15 pm MT(TL): MSNBC now reporting a federal judge was also shot.

Update(TL): Live streaming news at 12:36 pm MT: Congresswoman Giffords is in surgery at University Medical Center. 11 people were shot, 4 are dead, 7 are still alive.

Breaking - U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat from Arizona, was shot during a public forum in Arizona on Saturday. At least five other people were also shot. [More....]

(141 comments, 254 words in story) There's More :: Permalink :: Comments