UNCC Shooting Victim Takes First Steps Two Weeks After Attack

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- After nearly two weeks in the hospital, Drew Pescaro, a student who was wounded in the shooting inside a UNC Charlotte classroom tweeted out a video of himself taking his first steps without a walker.

“Update: Day 13, took my first steps without a walker today, so I felt the need to share it with everyone,” the 19-year-old posted from the hospital.

The 21-second video, which has been viewed nearly 20,000 shows Pescaro in a hospital gown, walking down a hospital hallway with an IV bag, being helped by a hospital staff member.

According to updates on his Twitter page, Pescaro has had at least two surgeries while in the hospital.

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