Brewers honor 8-year-old injured in Highland Park shooting
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers placed a ceremonial jersey in their dugout Friday to honor an 8-year-old fan of the team who was wounded during the July Fourth mass shooting in a Chicago suburb.
Cooper Roberts took bullets in the chest during the shooting at a parade in Highland Park, Illinois, that left seven dead.
His family said his spine was severed and he is paralyzed from the waist down.
The Brewers hung a jersey in their dugout with the name Roberts and Christian Yelich’s jersey number, 22.
Cooper’s family said Friday that he had regained consciousness for the first time since the shooting.
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