RALEIGH, NC — Lynn Gardner, a survivor of the Hedingham shooting, was released from the hospital Wednesday.
In accordance with GoFundMe page set up for Gardner, she will continue physical and occupational therapy at home.
After the October 2022 shooting, Gardner underwent multiple surgeries. She had a few setbacks along the way, but clearly stood out, with hfriends and family call her a “walking miracle.”
Gardner marked his 98th day in the hospital on Wednesday.
Gardner was critically injured on Oct. 13, 2022, when a 15-year-old gunman opened fire in the Hedingham neighborhood of east Raleigh and along the Neuse River, killing five people. It included the gunman’s 16-year-old brother, James Thompson.
On Wednesday, Gardner was photographed wearing a shirt that read “Today is my day.”
WRAL News also spoke with Gardner’s friend, Erin Mullinix, who said Gardner is adjusting to a new lifestyle.
“It is not old yet [normal] and it won’t be for a while,” Mullinix said. “She definitely has a long road to recovery.
“We’re really excited to see her out and doing it now.”
Gardner was shot and killed outside the home of her friend, Nicole Connors.
Connors did not survive.
The victim of the mass shooting in Hedingham has been discharged from the hospital
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