Last Grand Theater shooting victim released from the hospital
LAFAYETTE - The last Grand Theater shooting victim is home with her family Friday.
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center announced Friday Julia "Morgan" Egedahl, 33, was released from the hospital.
Egedahl was shot six times inside the theater. As a result he has multiple fractures, lower abdominal injuries, and damage to one of her lungs.
She spent 23 days in the hospital and went through two surgeries and hours of rehab before she was released. Now she is strong enough to recover at her home with family and friends. This is what she said in a statement to the media.
"Ten years ago, my friend of 24 years, Jillian Johnson, encouraged me to come make this special place called Lafayette my home. While this has been an unimaginable event in my life, I remain amazed by the people of this community. The prayers, the love, the help for my family have been such a touching comfort to us in our time of need and for that we are eternally grateful." said Morgan Egedahl.
In a statement from Our Lady of Lourdes the family requests privacy during this second phase of recovery.
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