Last critical patient in shooting now in fair condition, Broward Health says

Hospital officials say last critical patient improves to fair condition


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Broward Health officials said the last critical patient from the recent Parkland school shooting is now listed in fair condition.

Two patients in fair condition currently remain at Broward Health North, officials said. One patient in fair condition remains at Broward Health Medical Center.

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"This is an important milestone for this patient and our care team," said Dr. Igor Nichiporenko, medical director of trauma service at Broward Health North. "Our doctors, nurses and staff have worked tirelessly to save the lives of patients from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. To have positive news to share tonight helps ease the pain we and our community have experienced."

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Seventeen people were killed and more than a dozen others were injured Wednesday after a gunman with an AK-15 opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Former student Nikolas Cruz, 19, was arrested on 17 counts of premeditated murder and is being held without bond.

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