Sailor dies after injuries in Chattanooga shooting

Photo of Randall Smith and two of his three daughters. Photo courtesy Smith’s step-grandmother’s Facebook.

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) — One of the victims of the mass shooting at two Chattanooga, Tennessee military centers has died. That brings the total number of people killed to six, including the gunman.

Darlene Proxmire, the step-grandmother of Randall Smith, called NewsChannel 15 Saturday morning and said he passed away earlier that morning. He was originally from Paulding, Ohio.

Proxmire said Smith had extensive damage to his liver and colon from the shooting. He had a few surgeries at a hospital. He was serving in Chattanooga as a logistics specialist in the U.S. Navy at the time of the shooting.

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