Democratic Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in the head at point-blank range outside a Safeway supermarket in the Arizona city.
Giffords was one of 18 people shot outside the grocery store on Saturday morning. Six people are confirmed dead, while the 12 were wounded.
Giffords was hosting a “Congress on Your Corner,” a public meeting where her constituents had a chance to speak to her directly. She was shot during the meeting.
Giffords was airlifted to University Medical Center in Tucson, where she underwent surgery.