Northeast Ohio man says his granddaughter was shot in Las Vegas

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio - When John Barr's son called his New Philadelphia home at 3 a.m. on Monday, John got that sick feeling right away - he knew something was wrong.

 “He called and said, 'you need to turn the TV on, Jordan's been shot,'" Barr said.

Barr’s granddaughter, 24-year-old Jordanne Barr, and her boyfriend were at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when the bullets started flying.

Jordanne was shot in the arm and the bullet traveled to her back. She is recovering, but will need surgery.

Barr said while Jordanne laid on the ground, she saw someone die.

"They missed a bullet that would have hit them, that went to the person behind them and hit them in the head, killed them. The whole thing was very frightening, it's still frightening," Barr said.

Barr said Jordanne will needs time to heal physically and emotionally.

"She'll have issues, PTSD for a long time about this, so in addition to any physical therapy she'll probably have to have some other type of therapy to get over this," Barr said.

Barr’s heart aches for those who lost their lives and the hundreds of people who were injured.

"We pray for them every night, all of us have to count our blessings that each day we try to live our lives for others, trying to live a good life everyday, never knowing when it might be your last," Barr said.

Barr said Jordanne loves to golf and went to college on a college scholarship. He said because of nerve damage to her arm from being shot, she might never golf again.

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