STOCKTON (CBS / AP) — A recent graduate of a Central Valley university who was shot multiple times when a gunman opened fire in a Colorado movie theater is among the survivors of the rampage.
Petra Anderson, who graduated from the University of the Pacific in May, was shot four times during a midnight showing of the Batman movie. One pellet entered her nose and traveled through her brain.READ MORE: San Francisco Man Charged In Robbery-Hate Crime Spree Targeting Asian-American Women
A Colorado native, Anderson graduated with a major in music composition. In 2010, she composed and directed a musical tribute to veterans at the university concert hall. The 22 year-old was headed to the University of Maryland to pursue a graduate degree.READ MORE: UPDATE: Mountain Lion Slips Away After Being Spotted In Backyard of Daly City Home
Her boyfriend, Austin Hogan, spoke to the Associated Press by phone from a hospital. Hogan said that Anderson was responding to doctors.
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