Posted: Jan 8, 2011 1:18 PM
Updated: Jan 8, 2011 1:24 PM
TUCSON - UMC Dr. Peter Rhee is "very optimistic" about Gabrielle Giffords' chances of recovery - she is out of surgery and is heading to the Intensive Care Unit.
Rhee says 10 patients were delivered to UMC - of those, 1 young girl is dead, 5 people are critical condition and 5 people are in surgery. Rhee says the deceased girl was about 9 years old.
Giffords was responding to and following commands after the surgery. Rhee says she was shot in the head.
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