ATLANTA — One week after the Midtown mass showing, the family of Amy St. Pierre, the victim who died, said her funeral is set for Friday. Another survivor was released from the hospital Wednesday, doctors say.
Two women are still at Grady Memorial Hospital, including Jazzmin Daniel. Her family said she is still unable to speak, but she can write her words.
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The family shared a GoFundMe page with Channel 2’s Courtney Francisco, and her cousin spoke to give her a voice on WSB Tonight at 11 p.m.
“She is strong. She is fighting, but it is going to be a long road to recovery,” Monica Reese said. “She is making progress. She’s moving her arms and hands and legs.”
From the hospital bed, Daniel wrote on her donation page:
“I couldn’t believe this tragedy was happening to me... It’s a blessing that I am alive and breathing... I wouldn’t wish this pain on anyone.”
“Being at work and being shot is kind of traumatic,” said Reese. “Every time she hears a door slam or something like that, she’s jumpy.”
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Daniel wrote that she worked at Northside Medical’s front desk for six months and was clocking out from lunch when a man began shooting in the waiting room. Five women were shot. Pierre died.
Daniel wrote about the families suffering. Her parents spend each night with her in the hospital. However, her 1-year-old has been able to visit.
“I have a 1-year-old son who needs my support,” said Daniel.
“His dad is taking care of him and the rest of the family; we’re pouring a lot of love on him,” said Reese.
Daniel said her baking business, JazzdUp Treatz, is struggling now.
“I have orders booked that I must cancel now… My whole life changed in a blink of an eye,” said Daniel.
As for her life in the immediate future, her family says she has to get through more surgeries.
“It’s going to take a good minute for her to get back to regular life if there is any regular life after this,” said Reese.
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