Third shooting victim leaves hospital

From Staff Reports

   The third victim in last week's shooting at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Va., was discharged Tuesday from Wellmont * Bristol Regional Medical Center.
   Stacey Beans, 22, of Paducah, Ky., said: "I want to thank God, the doctors, the nurses, the hospital staff, family and friends who have prayed and cared for me. Although it will take me awhile to recover from this tragic event, I am doing much better."
   Beans said she planned to return to her hometown for a few days to recuperate. "Then I look forward to going back to law school where I will continue to be supported by Appalachian School of Law staff and fellow students."
   Two other shooting victims, Rebecca Brown, 38, of Roanoke, Va., and Martha Madeline Short, 37, of Clintwood, Va., were discharged from Wellmont * Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport on Sunday.
   All three women are expected to make a full recovery.