The eight-year-old boy left paralyzed in the Highland Park Fourth of July parade shooting is struggling emotionally as he comes to terms with the new reality of his life, family members said, Your Content has learned.
Cooper Robert, 8, is struggling to come to terms with the new reality of his life as he struggles to recover from his injuries, his family said.
Cooper was paralyzed from the waist down after being shot through the abdomen by Robert Crimo, 21, at the Highland Park July Fourth parade massacre.
Cooper’s family said he is angry and having a hard time remaining happy as he undergoes grueling physical therapy.
His family did say the outpouring of support he has received from the public continues to make Cooper smile.
The family said they are sharing the stark depths of Cooper’s struggle to show the world what really happens to shooting victims like him,‘according to News Feed.