Son is born as father battles for his life after cinema killings
Stephen Foley is a former Associate Business Editor of The Independent, based in New York. He left in August 2012. In a decade at the paper, he covered personal finance, the UK stock market and the pharmaceuticals industry, and had also been the Business section's share tipster. Between arriving with three suitcases in Manhattan in January 2006 and his departure, he witnessed and reported on a great economic boom turning spectacularly to bust. In March 2009, he was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Heavily pregnant Katie Medley and her husband, Caleb, were at the midnight showing of the Batman film as a final date before they became parents, when the gunman burst in and rained bullets through the cinema.
Yesterday, Ms Medley gave birth to their first child, Hugo Jackson, at the same hospital where his father remains in a critical condition after being shot in the head.
The story of the couple, pictured, is one of hundreds to have touched people in the wake of last Friday's massacre. Mr Medley's condition was said to be improving last night.
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