Published: Tue, October 17, 2017
Medical | By Garry George

Woman takes first steps after being shot in Las Vegas shooting

Woman takes first steps after being shot in Las Vegas shooting

"What she needs is her community and family, and that's where her support system is".

"We're more and more confident every day that she's going to come out of the coma and she's going to be our good old Tina again", Rich Frost told the news station.

A San Diego woman who sustained grievous injuries during the mass shooting in Las Vegas has woken up from a coma and begun walking.

Hundreds were injured and 58 were killed in the massacre, and the bullet that hit Frost shattered part of her skull.

Frost landed in Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center's intensive care unit after a single bullet from the relentless gunfire raining down on the Strip's south end entered her right eye and damaged her brain.

Frost is one of the 45 people still hospitalized after the horrific attack.

"She is healthy, she's fit", Amy said.

Tina Frost, 27, was able to walk three steps to a chair and three steps back to the bed with the assistance of nurses at her hospital, according to a GoFundMe page set up to assist the family with medical costs.

She is also able to sit up for extended periods of time, taps her feet when music is playing, and is still squeezing hands and giving thumbs ups, according to family friend and spokeswoman Amy Klinger.

Frost was in a coma for almost two weeks, but awoke Friday, according to the GoFundMe page that had raised over $500,000 Monday.

"We just love her". We want to her help her out any way we can.

"I showed her two fingers and she responded", he said, putting his index and middle fingers up to demonstrate.

On Thursday, the Hideway in Odenton raised $5,082 after donating all their profits from open to close to Frost's family. She will be moving ICU to ICU, so the whole team will be on track with her recovery.

Mary Frost's GoFundMe page for her daughter has raised $545,000 so far - nearly 11 times its original goal.

"The doctors have been talking about Tina's next steps and are discussing other hospitals that will have all the specialists she'll need during her long road to recovery", Moreland wrote.

"There's a 90 percent mortality rate for people shot in the head", Blum told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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