Retailer Shot in Stick-Up Remains Critical, But Stable|
Retailer David Pirkola of Apparitions Comics and Books in Grand Rapids, Michigan remains in critical but stable condition at a local hospital after being shot in a robbery last Friday. ?Thom,? an employee at the store, told ICv2 that at the request of the family, no other details on the robbery or his condition were being released. |
The Grand Rapids Press reported that the robbery and shooting occurred around 7 p.m.; the robber fled after shooting Pirkola.
We asked Thom about a donation campaign being run by iFanboy.com, and he said that as far as he knew, it was a legitimate way for fans to send assistance to Pirkala and his family. He also urged Apparitions? customers to ?support Dave by shopping at the store.?