Shooting Victim's Kidney Donation Saves Woman's Life

KDLT | Kelsie Passolt

Shooting victim Anthony Gabriel
SIOUX FALLS - Anthony Gabriel is a name you might recognize. He died after a shooting near the Empire Mall back in 2015. A jury decided the young man who pulled the trigger acted in self-defense, but the incident still resulted in a life lost.

It's been a painful journey for Anthony's family and friends, but after the 18-year-old’s death, they found out something very special about him-- he's helped dozens of other people as an organ donor. This week, they got to meet a woman who owes her life to him. On Monday, 40-year-old Cat Lee flew all the way from Alhambra, California.

"I came here to give my gratitude and let them know I'm grateful to receive Anthony's kidney,” she says Tuesday night, meeting Anthony’s family and friends at Pizza Ranch on 41st Street in Sioux Falls. Continue reading
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