Kalamazoo shooting victim laughing with sister

Posted at 10:21 AM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-15 10:15:15-04

The 14-year old girl who survived a mass shooting in Kalamazoo is shown in a new photograph laughing. The photo of Abigail Kopf was posted on her Gofundme page Sunday night.

The teen is shown holding hands with her little sister as they snuggled together in her bed at a rehabilitation facility in Grand Rapids. Abigail is the sole survivor out of a group of women gunned down on February 20th in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel Restaurant. She was shot in the head. Doctors thought the girl had died, but she was able to squeeze her mother's hand showing she was fighting to survive. Abigail is now on the road to recovery, she is awake, laughing, talking and has even taken steps.

The other survivor of the mass shooting, Tiana Carruthers is also recovering in a rehab facility.

New details of the shooting rampage are expected to be released this afternoon. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is expected to release a report that includes interviews from suspected shooter Jason Dalton. Video footage is also expected to be released. Authorities say Jason Dalton shot eight people, six died.
No word on a motive, investigators think Dalton picked victims at random.