One of those injured during the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night is an assistant hockey coach at UNLV.
UNLV Hockey is reporting Monday afternoon that assistant coach Nick Robone was among those injured during the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Robone was reportedly shot in the chest and had emergency surgery to remove the bullet in the aftermath.
Robone, who is 28 years old, is reportedly expected to make a full recovery. UNLV reports that the bullet missed his lung.
Here’s the program’s statement:
UNLV Hockey Assistant Coach Nick Robone Update: pic.twitter.com/Ppt1kqLGj9
— UNLV Rebel Hockey (@UNLVRebelHockey) October 2, 2017
The Las Vegas Review-Journal has more information regarding the incident.
As bullets flew around them, the group dropped to the ground, but Nick was hit in the chest, said his father, Tony Robone, in a phone conversation Monday morning. Anthony, 25, saw blood coming out of his brother’s mouth. He and the others dragged Nick to some police cars, where they stabilized him as best they could, then waited for emergency units to take him to the hospital. Anthony “was Nick’s guardian angel last night,” Tony said.
At the moment, Las Vegas police are reporting 58 deaths and 515 injuries from the incident. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the tragedy.