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President visits BR teen wounded in theater shooting

President Barack Obama visits Bonnie Kate Pourciau and Elizabeth Sumrall. President Barack Obama visits Bonnie Kate Pourciau and Elizabeth Sumrall.
DENVER, CO (WAFB) -

President Barack Obama visited the Baton Rouge teenager wounded in the mass shooting inside a Colorado movie theater.

The president stopped by the hospital room of Bonnie Kate Pourciau at the University of Colorado Hospital early Sunday evening. He offered words of comfort to Pourciau and her friend, Elizabeth Sumrall, who was with her inside the theater.

Pourciau was shot in her knee.  Sumrall was not injured.

Obama complimented Bonnie Kate Pourciau on her beautiful smile and said it was encouraging to see in wake of all that has happened.

He also visited several other patients at the same hospital, seeking to provide comfort to hurting and grieving victims and relatives after the movie theater massacre that left 12 people dead and dozens injured.

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