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Condition Of Temple Shooting Victim Upgraded

Punjab Singh, who was in a coma following the Aug. 5 shootings at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, was transferred out of intensive care.

Froedtert Hospital delivered good news Wednesday about the lone Sikh temple shooting victim still in the hospital.

Punjab Singh's condition was upgraded from critical to serious and he has been transferred out of the intensive-care unit, according to the hospital.

Singh also no longer requires mechanical support to breathe, officials said. 

Singh, 65, is a temple priest who was shot in the head by gunman Wade Michael Page during the Aug. 5 attack at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. Page killed six people and injured four others.

Police Lt. and have been released from the hospital. Amarjit Kaur was treated and released the day of the shootings.

Singh, meanwhile, was in a coma following the shootings, family members said last week .

Hospital officials have said there is evidence Singh may have also suffered a stroke.

Donna Marhal September 06, 2012 at 11:43 AM
So happy this good news. Mr. Singh will remain in my prayers.
Dominic Joseph Radanovich September 06, 2012 at 08:46 PM
I pray that Mr. Punjab Singh will fully recover from this traumatic experience. It will be a great day when he can walk among his loved ones once again. God bless You!

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