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Neenah graduate shot in Ohio well enough to come home

Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 09:22:01-04

A Neenah high school graduate who was injured in an Ohio shooting returned back home Thursday. 

Alex Melchert  was shot six times back in September while attending the College of Wooster in Ohio.

In a statement Wednesday, the College of Wooster shared that Melchert is well enough to travel home. 

The statement  from Dean of Students Scott Brown says:

"I write with the great news that Alex is well enough to travel back to Wisconsin tomorrow, where he will continue his rehabilitation from the comfort of his own home. He and the Melchert family send their sincere gratitude for all the continued support from so many people from so many places. The Wooster family has been in full force. We wish Alex continued progress on his long road, and look forward to welcoming him back when he is able!" 

Melchert graduated from Neenah High School in 2016.