Tucson Shooting Hospital Update: Doctor Optimistic On Gabrielle Giffords Recovery (VIDEO)

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is alive and doctors are optimistic about her recovery, the hospital said in an update this afternoon.University Medical Center’s Dr. Peter Rhee says that the facility received 10 patients in all. One died (…

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is alive and doctors are optimistic about her recovery, the hospital said in an update this afternoon.

University Medical Center’s Dr. Peter Rhee says that the facility received 10 patients in all. One died (a 9-year-old child) and are in critical condition, including Giffords, who was shot at a public event in Tucson outside a grocery store.

On Giffords specifically, Rhee said, “The neurosurgeons just finished operating on her and at the current time, I am very optimistic about recovery.”

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