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Justin Timberlake visits school shooting victims in hospital

Justin Timberlake visited victims of last week’s school shooting in Santa Fe on Friday. 

Pictures show the pop stat posing with Sarah Salazar, 16, who was shot from the neck down to her thigh when suspected gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis opened fire on her art class, killing 10 and injuring 13 last Friday.

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Salazar suffered three shotgun wounds in total, and will need extensive surgery. An update on a GoFundMe set up for her medical costs says she is waiting for a shoulder replacement and has had surgery on her jaw.  

But a more positive update on her mother’s Facebook page says she was delighted to see Timberlake, who also brought her a gift. 

Justin Timberlake visited victims of last Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School, which killed 10. He is pictured with Sarah Salazar, 16, who suffered three gunshot wounds from the neck down to her thigh

The Sexyback singer dedicated his ballad Until the End of Time to the victims of the shooting and wore a Santa Fe Strong shirt during his show in Houston on Thursday. Members of his band and backup singers also donned the shirts

The Sexyback singer dedicated his ballad Until the End of Time to the victims of the shooting and wore a Santa Fe Strong shirt during his show in Houston on Thursday. Members of his band and backup singers also donned the shirts

The Man of the Woods singer wore a yellow mesh gown throughout his visit, and posed with nurses at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center before he left.

On Wednesday, Timberlake dedicated his ballad Until the End of Time to the victims of the horrific shooting.  

‘We’re gonna light the whole arena, this whole city up for Santa Fe High School,’ he told the crowd in Houston.

‘Let those angels hear you up there,’ he said.

Timberlake wore a Santa Fe Strong shirt on Wednesday, as did his backup singers and band. 

Timberlake took a moment to pose with staff at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center before leaving the hospital on Friday

Timberlake took a moment to pose with staff at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center before leaving the hospital on Friday

He was seen entering and leaving the hospital with a police escort as crowds gathered around

He was seen entering and leaving the hospital with a police escort as crowds gathered around

Sarah’s mother, Sonia Lopez, told ABC on Monday the teenager hid in the closet as  Pagourtzis shot into the classroom, but to no avail.  

‘She was in the closet, and he shot through the glass, and shot a boy and then shot her through the door,’ Lopez explained. 

‘It was a shotgun so there were pellets everywhere.’ 

Pagourtzis, 17,  burst through the door of a first-period art class at around 8am on May 18 and yelled ‘Surprise!’ before opening fire.

Salazar, 16, was inside the 8am art class on May 18 when alleged gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis stormed in and began shooting

Salazar, 16, was inside the 8am art class on May 18 when alleged gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis stormed in and began shooting

Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, has been arrested and charged

Law enforcement early in Texas identified the suspected Santa Fe school shooter on Friday afternoon as Dimitrios 'Dimitri' Pagourtzis, 17

Gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis is being held without bond on charges of capital murder and aggravated assault of a peace officer 

The majority of those killed were students, and as many as a dozen others were wounded, among them a police officer who was shot in the shoulder.

The gunman allegedly carried out the massacre with an AR-15-style rifle, a pistol and a shotgun.

On April 30, Pagourtzis shared a photo to Facebook of a black T-shirt with the words ‘Born to Kill’ printed across the front. The post has since been deleted.

One photo on the page showed a black trench coat festooned with various insignia, including an iron cross.

Police found pipe bombs both inside the school and at a site off campus after the shooting.

Victims of the Santa Fe High School massacre



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