The younger Torregiani also took a bullet that day and ended up a paraplegic.
Former Missouri State Senator Chuck Graham is paraplegic and confined to a wheelchair.
The patient was paraplegic, and death ensued thirty-three hours after admission.
paraplegia par·a·ple·gi·a (pār'ə-plē'jē-ə, -jə)
Complete paralysis of the lower half of the body including both legs, usually caused by damage to the spinal cord.