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Sole Survivor of Seal Beach Salon Massacre Released From Hospital

Scott Dekraai handcuffed near Salon Meritage/Screengrab via KTLA
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In last week's deadly shooting at an Orange County hair salon, just one person survived. Harriet Stretz, 73, was hit during the attack, and after spending the weekend recovering, she has been released from a local hospital. The Press-Telegram reports that Stretz was at Salon Meritage having her hair done by her daughter, Laura Lee Elody, when Scott Dekraai is accused of walking in and opening fire, killing eight. Stretz was originally listed in critical condition, but improved quicker than expected.

Elody, 46, did not survive the attack.

Dekraai was arrested near the salon after the attack, and prosecutors are expected to go after the death penalty in his trail. He was allegedly involved in a custody battle with Michelle Fournier, who also worked at the salon. Fournier was killed during the shooting.