Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Tree of Life Survivor Released from Hospital

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Tree of Life Survivor Released from Hospital

Article excerpt

A woman who survived the shootings at Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill was released from a hospital Tuesday.

Andrea Wedner, 61, was shot Oct. 27 during morning worship services at Tree of Life Congregation on Wilkins Avenue. Her 97-year-old mother, Rose Mallinger, was killed in the attack, along with 10 other worshippers.

Two people remain hospitalized at UPMC Presbyterian because of the attack: 70-year-old Daniel Leger, who was shot in the torso, and a 40-year-old police officer who also was shot. Both were in stable condition Wednesday, according to hospital officials.

Ms. Wedner, Mr. Leger and six police officers were injured in the attack, which resulted in the deaths of 11 people.

Officers Daniel Mead, Michael Smidga, Anthony Burke and Timothy Matson were shot as they attempted to stop the attacker. …

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