Amanda Homulos, right, hugs her boyfriend Braden Matejka at the Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
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Braden Matejka, a Canadian who was shot in the head in the weekend attack on a country music festival, left Las Vegas Wednesday on a 22-hour road trip back home.Matejka, a heavy duty mechanic and welder from Lake Country, British Columbia, told The Associated Press in a hospital interview on Wednesday that his ongoing symptoms prevent him from flying for 10 days.He left the city later in the day with his girlfriend and his parents, who flew to Las Vegas to drive the couple home.Matejka said, "I don't think I have ever seen someone drive so fast through the city, through red lights and got me there safe and sound within probably five minutes of this whole ordeal happening.Matejka said he still feels wobbly, his head hurts and he'll have to cancel plans for a new project in the Yukon.
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