ITALY, Texas (AP) — Officials say a 15-year-old girl shot at a North Texas high school is out of the hospital and back with her family a week after the shooting.
In social media postings, the Italy (IT’-lee) Independent School District says its students were told Monday that the girl is continuing her recovery with her family at an undisclosed location. The district says the family is optimistic about the girl’s recovery but asks for continued prayers for her.
Authorities have not released her name.
She was shot multiple times Jan. 22 in the Italy High School cafeteria. A 16-year-old boy who attended the school has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He remains in juvenile custody.
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Italy is 42 miles (68 kilometers) south of Dallas and has about 1,900 residents.