Vegas Victim Tina Frost Makes First Steps After Waking up From Coma

A victim of the Las Vegas massacre who was left with severe brain damage after being shot in the head has left her coma and taken her first steps.

Dr. Keith Blum, who treated Frost, told The Las Vegas Review-Journal that there's a 90 percent mortality rate for people shot in the head. Additionally, Tina was taken off the ventilator for 6 hours to breathe on her own. Doctors removed her right eye, where a bullet was lodged.

"She's obviously anxious to get her wobble back on", the post read. We are so proud of our Tina, and everyone is amazed at every single movement she makes. Frost lost her right eye and underwent three hours of surgery to fix her shattered skull and forehead, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

The spokesperson wrote: "Today has also been a big day for our TT - she is now waking up!" Frost is now able to open her left eye and "taps her feet whenever music is playing, continues to squeeze our hands, and even gives [boyfriend] Austin a thumbs up when asked", Moreland said, according to the GoFundMe page.

Last week, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, who oversees the Las Vegas police department, told reporters that gunman Stephen Paddock shot at Mandalay Bay hotel security guard Jesus Campos outside his room on October 1 at about the same time he opened fire on the more than 20,000 concertgoers at an outdoor venue, Reuters reported.

The spokesperson writes regarding Frost's next steps, "The doctors have been talking about Tina's next steps and are discussing other hospitals that will have all the specialists she'll need during her long road to recovery". She remains in the ICU at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.

Frost's high school friends, Tara Beavers and Ali Shomper, also held a separate fundraiser for her in Maryland on Saturday, ABC News reported, which drew dozens of attendees.

Vanessa Coleman

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