Several victims of the Club Q shooting are in critical condition and are being treated in the hospital’s intensive care units, officials from Penrose Hospital and the UCHealth Memorial Hospital system told reporters on Sunday.
Penrose Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr Bill Plauth said seven victims were taken to his hospital and two people remained in intensive care. Intensive care involves life-threatening injuries, he added.
“The other five patients had mainly extremity injuries and two have already been treated and discharged to the community,” he said. “The others who have been admitted to hospital are still undergoing treatment.”
Dr. David Steinbruner, of the UCHealth Memorial Hospital system, said his medical center has seen a total of 10 patients.
“Both trauma teams from both hospitals were set up and responded, the ER responded, and we (were) able to deal with that very quickly and get the patients taken care of as well as we could. at the time,” he said. .
“We also have patients in critical condition,” Steinbruner said. “Several people are being cared for in our intensive care unit.”
The injured victims were transferred to three different hospitals, according to fire chief Randy Royal.
Centura Penrose Hospital received seven patients, UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central received 10 patients and UCHealth Memorial Hospital North received two, Royal said.