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Tulane medical student improving; in stable condition after shooting

Peter Gold, the 25-year-old Tulane medical student shot while trying to stop an armed robbery last week in the Lower Garden District, has been upgraded to stable condition, his family said in a statement released by the university. (Tulane University phot Peter Gold, the 25-year-old Tulane medical student shot while trying to stop an armed robbery last week in the Lower Garden District, has been upgraded to stable condition, his family said in a statement released by the university. (Tulane University phot
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Peter Gold, the Tulane University Medical Student who was shot last week while trying to help a woman, has been upgraded to stable condition.

Gold's family released a statement Tuesday saying, "Peter has progressively improved and is now in stable condition. The Gold family is very grateful for the care Peter is receiving at University Medical Center New Orleans. We ask that everyone continue to respect our family's need for privacy during this time."

Peter Gold was shot in the stomach last Friday night as he attempted to assist a woman who was the victim of a robbery and attempted kidnapping. 

Euric Cain, the man police say shot him, was arrested Monday by New Orleans Police and U.S. Marshals.

Gold has been is guarded condition since the shooting, but upgraded to stable condition Tuesday. 

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