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All students injured in Colorado shooting now released from hospitals

All eight Colorado students who were injured in a school shooting May 7 have now been discharged, according to The Denver Post.

Littleton (Colo.) Adventist Hospital officials told the publication that three students were discharged the day of the shooting, and one was discharged May 10.  Another student was discharged May 12.

Elizabeth Whitehead, spokesperson for Aurora-based Children's Hospital Colorado, said that the victim who was taken to its campus in Highlands Ranch was treated and released on May 7.

Two students were transported to Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colo., after the shooting. Linda Watson, a spokesperson for Sky Ridge, told the Post one of those patients was released May 9, and the other was released May 10.

The shooting happened at STEM School Highlands Ranch, a charter school near Denver with students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Student Kendrick Castillo, 18, was killed after lunging at the shooter, according to a CNN News report.

Two shooting suspects, both teenagers, were taken into custody after the shooting.  According to the Post, the 18-year-old and 16-year-old suspects are expected at a court hearing May 15.

 

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