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Wildomar woman recovering from severe injuries following Las Vegas shooting

 

Last updated 10/3/2017 at Noon

Chelsea Romo of Wildomar was among those injured in a mass shooting on the Vegas strip on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Her cousin is raising funds to aid in her recovery. (Courtesy of Matt Schneider)

A Wildomar woman was recovering in a hospital in Henderson, Nevada, after her left eye was shattered by a bullet and her right eye was extremely injured in Sunday night's mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip, her cousin said.

Matt Schneider of Santa Margarita, who identified himself as 28-year-old Chelsea Romo's cousin, said the mother of two will likely have hindered vision for the rest of her life.

He said surgeons worked for more than five hours to rebuild Romo's left cranial orbital eye socket so they could get muscles strong enough for a prosthetic eye.

Her right eye will need a cor...



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