• September 25, 2020
 Video: Struck by stray bullet in Juarez, Dolphin Terrace student gets a new kidney

Gael gets a big hug from his Kindergarten teacher Sandra Shields

Video: Struck by stray bullet in Juarez, Dolphin Terrace student gets a new kidney

A Dolphin Terrace Elementary School student is now back home with a new kidney after a stray bullet struck him in Juarez leaving him severely injured.

Gael Canizales was shot in 2018. The bullet caused severe damage to his kidney and left him unable to walk and attend school.

On November 22, Gael arrived at the El Paso International Airport with a new kidney he received in San Antonio.

Gael’s kindergarten teacher and school staff from Dolphin Terrace Elementary School gathered at the airport to welcome him as he arrived.

Video courtesy of YISD

Gael gets a big hug from his Kindergarten teacher Sandra Shields

Ysleta ISD

While the initial information was provided by the Ysleta ISD, it has been reviewed and copy-checked by a Herald-Post editor. In some cases, the text has been reformatted for better readability.

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