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Maryland Rite Aid shooting survivor, still in hospital, recounts day of attack

Maryland Rite Aid shooting survivor, still in hospital, recounts day of attack

On Monday night, Purna Acharya lay on a hospital bed inside Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He still had serious pain in his stomach, where he had been shot Thursday while on the job at a Rite Aid warehouse in Aberdeen.

He was in stable condition, but a bullet remained lodged into the left side of his lower abdomen. He pointed at it.

If he hadn’t stood up a moment before the bullet struck, would he still be alive?

Three other shooting victims had died Thursday in the attack, and the suspect — temporary worker Snochia Moseley — had killed herself as well. Two other people had been injured.

Recuperating in his hospital bed, Acharya spoke to The...

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