OneRepublic Donates $100,000 to Help Cover Shooting Victim's Medical Cost

The rock band has also asked their devoted fans on Twitter to donate to the shooting victim, who was shot in Nashville over the weekend.

AceShowbiz - OneRepublic have donated $100,000 (£78,300) to help cover a shooting victim's medical costs.

The wife of one of the band's team members was shot in Nashville, Tennessee last week, ends August 17 and she is currently in critical condition.

According to TMZ, the unidentified woman has undergone multiple surgeries and a GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family take care of her medical bills.

"The wife of one of our family within the 1R team just got shot through the back while walking her dogs," a message on the band's Twitter page reads. "Please help us help this family recover & bring attention to the EPIDEMIC of gun violence in this country."

The fundraising page has received more than $170,000 (£113,200) in donations in just a few days with $100,000 coming from the Apologize hitmakers and $2,000 (£1,600) from country singer Dierks Bentley.

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