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University Medical Center - Tucson, AZ - Incident Command Site


Update: 6 fatalities including Arizona Federal District Judge John McCarthy Roll have occured.


University Medical Center has eleven patients from a shooting incident this morning in Tuscon. Five patients are currently in critical condition, including United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords. One patient, a child has died. The Pima County Sheriff's Office scheduled a press briefing at 6:00 PM Saturday at the Westward Look Resort where patient conditions were updated. 

Last Updated: 08 1515 JAN 11
Last Updated: 09 1115 JAN 11

UMC neurosurgeons completed the surgery on Representative Giffords, who was listed in critical condition following a single gunshot to the head. The congresswoman was recovering from surgery in the hospital's intensive care unit.


Robert Shelton, president of the University of Arizona, acknowledged the work not only of the public safety officers, but also the staff of UMC, including Dr. Rhee and his entire team. 


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