Bullet removed from missionary in minor surgery

Elder Daniel B. Lawson, a missionary in the Argentina Buenos Aires North Mission who was shot in the jaw by an assailant Oct. 11, returned to Salt lake City Oct. 18 in good spirits.

The only evidence of the shooting is a slightly swollen jaw and a small circle where a .22 slug entered when an assailant fired on him. The slug was removed in outpatient surgery by a private surgeon in Salt Lake City on Oct. 20, with no complications."It could happen here. It could happen anywhere," Elder Lawson told reporters. "[Buenos Aires] is not a bad place for a mission."

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