Falls Church resident Patricia Herrity said she had not spoken with her mother, Mary Rodgers, but her mother's coworker had called to say the two of them were okay after the shooting.
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"I'm hoping, I'm pretty confident," said Ms. Herrity when asked whether she was comforted by the phone call. "I found out she was okay before I saw the news."
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