GUNSHOT VICTIM RETURNS HOME

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By anguillian February 3, 2012 10:40

GUNSHOT VICTIM RETURNS HOME

 

Deion Richardson with parents Ugklin and Daneth Richardson and sister Deanna

Deion Richardson, an Anguillian cyclist, who was seriously injured in a shooting incident, returned home on Tuesday afternoon fromFloridawhere he had been receiving treatment atJacksonMemorialHospital.

 

He was brought to the island by Anguilla Air Services from St. Maarten having earlier arrived there. He was met by a number of family members and friends.

 

Seventeen-year-old Deion was shot in his back at Squawks Hideout Bar at Statia Valleyon the night of November 5 last year. No one has been apprehended or charged so far with the shooting.

 

Speaking in a wheelchair, to media representatives at theClaytonLloydInternationalAirport, Deion said: “I am a lot better than how I left here.  I am just thanking God for that, and all the doctors and the therapists who have been taking care of me and making me available to come home today. I thank everybody for praying for me. Just keep praying and everything will be okay….My physical health is good. Just a little more therapy and with God’s grace, hopefully, I will get up and walk again.”

 

anguillian
By anguillian February 3, 2012 10:40

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