Cooper Roberts update: 8-year-old boy paralyzed in Highland Park parade shooting off IV, eating solid food

Cooper Roberts update: 8-year-old boy paralyzed in Highland Park parade shooting off IV, eating solid food

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Group by way of

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 11:46PM

HIGHLAND PARK, In poor health. (TOC) — Cooper Roberts, the 8-year-old boy paralyzed within the lethal Highland Park mass capturing, is making progress in his restoration.

His household mentioned he’s now off an IV and consuming strong meals once more. He had been scuffling with persistent nausea.

It has been over a month since a shooter opened hearth on the neighborhood’s 4th of July parade, killing seven individuals and wounding a number of others, together with Roberts.

RELATED: Cooper Roberts replace: 8-year-old Highland Park capturing sufferer in fixed ache, household says

Roberts additionally received a go to from former Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Shazier, providing phrases of encouragement as he himself recovered from a spinal wire damage.

Whiskey River Bar and Grill in Glenview is internet hosting a fundraiser to assist the household on October 16.

The occasion will probably be held on October 16.

The household’s GoFundMe may also be discovered right here.

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