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Updated: 02/19/2018 01:19:00AM

The last critically injured shooting patient has improved

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By Brian Ballou

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PARKLAND, Fla. — A patient from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting who had life-threatening injuries has recovered and is now in fair condition, hospital officials said.

“This is an important milestone for this patient and our care team,” said Igor Nichiporenko, medical director of trauma services at Broward Health North Hospital.

Wednesday’s shooting at the school killed 17 students and staff.

Four patients remain in fair condition at the hospital. On Friday, Broward Health came on listed the critical case and six others in fair condition.

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, visited the hospital Friday and spoke with victims and hospital staff.

The hospital is about nine miles from the school and received 17 people following Wednesday’s shooting, including two who died.

Meanwhile, Broward County Schools announced that Stoneman Douglas High will remain closed through Wednesday.

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