Boy shot in school shooting moves to rehab

Boy shot in school shooting moves to rehab

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – The 12-year-old boy critically injured in the Roswell school shooting is out of the hospital.

Nathanial Tavarez was released from University Medical Center within the past few days. His uncle has said that his next stop would be a rehab facility.

Tavarez and 13-year-old Kendal Sanders were shot Jan. 14 while in the gym of Berrendo Middle School.

The accused gunman is 12-year-old classmate Mason Campbell. He is at the Chaves County Detention Center charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and carrying a firearm into a school.

Sanders was released several days after the shooting after undergoing two surgeries. She suffered severe gunshot to her shoulder.

Tavarez suffered injuries to his head and chest. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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