Kentucky Woman Whitney Austin Shot Twelve Times, Lives To Tell The Tale

Kentucky Woman Whitney Austin Shot Twelve Times, Lives To Tell The Tale

Whitney Austin, the 37-year-old woman who survived 12 gunshot wounds in Cincinnati on Thursday, said the role played by first responders could not be

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Whitney Austin, the 37-year-old woman who survived 12 gunshot wounds in Cincinnati on Thursday, said the role played by first responders could not be overstated.

Four people were killed when a gunman opened fire on civilians in the lobby of the Fifth Third Centre in Cincinnati on Thursday. The shooter, Omar Santa Perez, eventually lost his gun battle with the police.

Experts say this is the worst shooting that Greater Cincinnati had witnessed in years – and all of it just so senseless. Austin is among those who have remarkably lived to tell the tale.

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“I’m so thankful to the paramedics and first responders and the doctors, nurses and staff at UC Medical,” Austin told Fox on Friday.

“I’m so thankful to the paramedics and first responders and the doctors, nurses and staff at UC Medical.”

She is now well on the road to recovery.

“I’m still processing the events from yesterday, the impact to the victims, to me and the community. And I’m thinking about how I can make a difference in the future,” added Austin.

Source: sabreakingnews.co.za

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