Los Angeles Times
AURORA, COLO.: The critically wounded mother of the 6-year-old girl killed in the movie theater shootings has had a miscarriage as a result of her injuries, her family said in a statement released by a spokesman.
Ashley Moser, 25, was among the 58 wounded during the July 20 shootings in an Aurora theater. Her daughter was one of the dozen people killed.
Moser, who had been preparing to start nursing school, was shot in the neck and abdomen, relatives said. She underwent additional surgery for her injuries Saturday, her family said in a news release.
“Tragically, the extreme trauma she sustained also caused a miscarriage,” the release said.
Moser’s daughter, Veronica ?Moser-Sullivan, was also shot and died on the operating table, according to relatives. She had just completed kindergarten and was the youngest shooting victim.
Last week, another shooting victim, whose husband was shot in the face during the attack, delivered a healthy baby boy.
Katie Medley, 21, a veterinary student, gave birth to Hugo Jackson Medley on Tuesday at the University of Colorado Hospital as her husband, Caleb Medley, 23, a Wal-Mart employee, remained at the hospital in a medically induced coma.
Shooting suspect James Holmes, 24, a neuroscience doctoral student at the University of Colorado, who is being held in solitary confinement without bail at Arapahoe County jail, is due in court today.
He is expected to face murder charges in connection with the attack.