Still A Long Recovery For One Gainesville Man
By Gavin Johnson, WCJB TV20 News
He was shot in the head while leaving a North Central Florida Nightclub, now three months later the Gainesville man is still struggling to get his life back to normal. No one's been arrested for the shooting of 29-year-old Corey Smith and 19-year old Justin Glass. Which happened back on September 30th in front of hundreds of people. Police say the men were in a car on university avenue, leaving a nightclub when someone walked up to their car and shot them. Smith was shot in the head, Glass in the arm. The recovery for both victims hasn't been easy... everyday activities like shopping are proving to be nearly impossible. In fact family members say, smith was at The Oaks Mall yesterday when a mall security guard approached him and asked him to remove his helmet. Hines says the guard said it looked suspicious. An obvious misunderstanding. Smith's aunt, Stephanie Hines, says, "How many people would go to the mall and shop if i had to check in every time i came out wearing a scarf for my religion, a helmet, to protect my brain. what are we saying to people with disabilities."
Investigators say they're still trying to find the shooter. We called the oaks mall to see what their security policies are, they had no comment.
- One Man Still In Critical Condition After Shooting In Lake Butler
- One Year After FBI Raid of Gainesville Clinic and Still no Answers
- Shooting at Gainesville Apartment Complex Lands One Man Behind Bars
- North Central Florida man in jail after months-long sexual relationship with minor
- Beaten Elderly Man's Family Speaks About His Recovery
- Long time Gainesville Restaurant May Close
- Gainesville Begins Identifying Priorities in Long-term Parks and Rec Plan
- Fire at Wood Resource Recovery Site Limits Visibility in Northwest Gainesville
- Ride 2 Recovery Comes Through Gainesville
- One Year Later, Still No Answers