Girl injured in Roswell school shooting returns home

Updated: 01/20/2014 10:06 AM | Created: 01/20/2014 8:20 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

ROSWELL, N.M. -- The 13-year-old girl injured in a school shooting in Roswell has returned home, according to a family friend.

Kendal Sanders was shot in the arm when New Mexico State Police said the 12-year-old suspect, Mason Campbell, opened fire in the Berrendo Middle School gymnasium on Tuesday.

Sanders was airlifted to a Lubbock, Texas, hospital after the incident and underwent surgery. She was listed in satisfactory condition by the end of the week. 

A friend of the Sanders family confirmed to KOB Eyewitness News 4 on Monday morning that Kendal was home.

The other shooting victim, 12-year-old Nathaniel Tavarez, remains in critical but stable condition at the University Medical Center in Lubbock. His uncle told KOB that Nathaniel is breathing on his own.

Kendal Sanders, 13, is back home after suffering injuries in a school shooting.
Nathaniel Tavarez, 12, remains hospitalized after the school shooting.

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