Ignacio Gallardo, the Argentine who was shot in Miami Beach for a dollar, walked again and continues his recovery

This is how Ignacio Gallardo, the Argentine shot in Miami Beach, recovers

Ignatius Gallardo, the Argentine citizen who was shot while chatting with a friend in Miami Beach in the middle of public roads, he continues with his recovery and his picture is increasingly optimistic.

The 25-year-old young man from Tucuman uploaded a story to his Instagram account in which he shows a video of about 12 seconds in which He is seen taking his first steps at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.just over two weeks after being shot.

In the audiovisual document, the young businessman walks a few steps next to two nurses, while receiving encouragement from two relatives, a woman asks him “Do you feel okay?” and a man, who is the one filming, expresses with emotion: “Ayyy, Nacho, my God”.

The video was published along with the text “If you are going through a bad time, keep walking. Bad is the moment, not you”.

Thus, Gallardo continues his recovery from the internal injuries sustained in the shooting attack that he suffered in the early hours of Saturday, July 23, when he was chatting with a friend at the door of the apartment he was renting in Miami Beach. The incident occurred at the entrance of a conglomerate located on 8th Street and Michigan Court.

The young man was with a friend when, suddenly, they were approached by an individual who asked for a dollar. They both agreed, but In a situation that no one expected, the stranger took a gun out of his pocket and began to shoot the young man from Tucuman.

The moment in which they shoot a young Argentine in Miami Beach to steal a dollar

The attack was recorded by a security camera. from a house on the block. There you can see Gallardo right after the shots, when falls on his right side on the steps where they were sitting and to his friend when he gets up desperate to try to ask for help.

As a result of the gunshot wounds received, Gallardo was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital, the main public hospital in Miami Dade County, where he immediately underwent surgery.

“They took him to the hospital doing resuscitation. He was bleeding out. They opened his chest, they opened it up here to be able to cut that artery. Later they operated on his abdomen again.. Five surgeries are already trying to save his life”, were the words of Father Fernando Gallardo, four days after the attack.

A few hours later, the family environment of the young man noticed that the panorama had changed and what at first represented the dependence on a miracle later became a more optimistic scenario.

“Right now, the only thing I can find out is that the corresponding operations have already been carried out and that you have to go little by little. It is coming out little by little, it is not something that is cured just like that and you have to wait”, assured his cousin Agustín Gallardo, in declarations to the radio program El Squeezer.

Ignacio Gallardo is 25 years old and moved to Miami three months before suffering the attack

Gallardo woke up from a coma on July 29 and then had to spend a few more days on a ventilator. According to his family, he had the absolute good fortune that none of the three bullets received touched the spine or the heart.

For now, the suspect of having committed the attack was not arrested by the Miami Beach police and still on the run. The security forces of the American city themselves released an identikit with their look and physical data and They offered a $5,000 reward for those who provide helpful information on his whereabouts.

Police described the suspect as a white, Hispanic male, between 28 and 32 years old, whose height is around 1.65 meters and 1.72 meters.. He is of medium build, dark hair, and his main features are that he walks hunched over and has a tattoo on the right side of his neck, below his ear, representing Chinese or Japanese symbols. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, with two stripes on the sleeves.

Gallardo had moved to Miami permanently a few months before the attack. Before, he had traveled to the city of Florida on numerous occasions to establish his work venture selling flavored vapers.


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