(INSIDE EDITION) Two months after she was shot in the head outside a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Michigan, 14-year-old Abbie Kopf has finally gone home.
The girl suffered a horrific head injury when a gunman opened fire in a Kalamazoo parking lot on Feb. 20.
Six people died when Uber driver Jason Brian Dalton allegedly went on a rampage. He remains jailed and is charged with murder, assault with intent to commit murder and felony firearm use in connection with a mass shooting, authorities said.
Abbie is one of only two survivors. Tia Carruthers, 25, was shot four times and suffered two broken legs and a broken arm. She still has a bullet lodged in her liver and continues physical therapy. She was wounded while trying to shield children in a playground.
Doctors at first thought Abbie was dead, too. But when doctors started discussing organ donation with her parents, the girl squeezed her mother’s hand.
She gingerly walked down the hall Wednesday of the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, clutching the hand of her mother, Vicki.
“We don’t need that stinkin’ wheelchair, do we?” he mother asked. “No,” said a smiling Abbie, according to video from WOOD-TV. Her caregivers lined the hallway and applauded as she headed home.
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