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Friend: Iraq war vet hurt in Oakland protesters clash with police expected to fully recover
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ' The roommate of an Iraq War veteran seriously injured in a clash with police during an anti-Wall Street protest says Scott Olsen is doing well and doctors say he'll make a full recovery.
Keith Shannon served with the 24-year-old former Marine in Iraq.
He tells The Associated Press that he visited Olsen at a medical facility Sunday and he "seems to be doing well."
Shannon says Olsen still can't talk but doctors expect him to make a full recovery.
Olsen suffered a fractured skull and other head injuries during the clash Tuesday.
Police are investigating how Olsen was struck by a projectile.
Wall Street protesters around the country have rallied around Olsen's plight. That includes a march by hundreds Saturday night in Oakland.