Missionary, injured in shooting, in good spirits, good condition

A missionary wounded during a hold-up attempt in a suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is in good spirits and good condition.

Elder Daniel B. Lawson, 20, of La Verkin, Utah, serving in the Buenos Aires Argentina North Mission, was shot in the face Oct. 11. The incident occurred as Elder Lawson and his companion returned home from the community of Jose C. Paz, 20 miles northwest of Buenos Aires. As they walked home, three men accosted them and asked for their money. The missionaries complied, but when one man went through Elder Lawson's backpack, he found a film container with some coins in it. Angered, the gunman fired at him.The missionary remains hospitalized while physicians wait for the swelling to subside to remove a bullet lodged in his jaw. He is to complete his mission about the end of October.

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