October 12, 2015, 3 p.m.
The UC Davis Medical Center care team treating Airman Spencer Stone has stated that his condition remains fair. The team does not anticipate additional updates to his condition today. He remains in fair condition.
October 9, 2015, 11:15 a.m.
The UC Davis Medical Center care team for Airman Spencer Stone has upgraded his condition from serious to fair. He is awake, able to get out of bed and in good spirits. He is continuing to recover. No additional information will be provided by the medical center at this time.
“Fair condition” is defined as: the patient’s vital signs are stable and within normal limits. The patient is conscious but may be uncomfortable. Indicators are favorable.
Airman Stone’s family appreciates the outpouring of support and requests that the media continue to respect his right to privacy.
October 8, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
UC Davis Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Douglas Kirk today provided updated information regarding the health of U.S. Air Force Airman Spencer Stone, who was injured earlier in Midtown Sacramento.
Airman Stone arrived at the UC Davis Medical Center’s Level 1 trauma center very early this morning with stab wounds to the torso. He underwent surgery and subsequently was admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit. Airman Stone’s condition is serious.
While he has sustained significant injuries, his care team anticipates that he will make a full recovery. Dr. Kirk did not comment on, and did not respond to questions related to, how the patient’s injuries were sustained or the ongoing investigation by the Sacramento Police Department.
He conveyed the gratitude of Airman Stone’s family for all of the expressions of concern for his welfare at this difficult time. The Air Force has established an email address to reach out to Spencer and his family. The address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Details regarding additional updates will be posted on this website.