Democratic Congresswoman Giffords is in critical condition and undergoing surgery at this time. Today, January 8, 2011 at approximately 10:15 am there was a shooting at the La Toscana Shopping Center, 7090 Oracle Road, in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. This shopping center is in a nice area of Tucson and always busy, especially on Saturday mornings.
Several others were also shot, and there were multiple causalities. The deaths included a nine year old girl and a federal judge. The gunman was subdued by bystanders and is in custody. Jared Lee Loughner is in custody.
Congresswoman Giffords was at the shopping center for her first Congress On Your Corner event.