Gabrielle Giffords is an American politician. She was born June 8, 1970. She is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. She was badly injured January 8, 2011, during a shooting in Tucson, Arizona. She survived the shooting. Giffords was shot in the head at very close range. She was holding a meeting around the parking lot of a supermarket when the shooting happened.
- "Gabrielle Giffords". Biography.com. http://www.biography.com/articles/Gabrielle-Giffords-17113540. Retrieved January 26, 2011.