Georgia student shot in robbery released from hospital

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Georgia News

ATLANTA (AP) – A University of Georgia student shot in the head and neck during an attempted robbery at a bus stop near campus has been released from the hospital.

Tate Prezzano is a 22-year-old lacrosse player from a northern Atlanta suburb and had been hospitalized in critical but stable condition following the attack last week.

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Prezzano’s father, Dobbin Prezzano, announced Saturday on Twitter that his son had been discharged from the hospital. He posted a picture of Tate Prezzano smiling and giving a thumbs-up while being pushed in a wheelchair with a bandage covering the left side of his neck.

Police say 20-year-old Zarren Garner was taken into custody last week on suspicion of armed robbery and aggravated assault after a sketch of the suspect generated tips from the public and law enforcement.