Miami Jackson hospital released the first photos of Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was savagely mauled last month.

Jackson released two photos showing Poppo walking with assistance.

In addition to having half of his face chewed off by Rudy Eugene, the so-called "Miami Zombie," Poppo, 65, had two “mysterious” holes in his left chest that doctors say are entry and exit wounds consistent with gunshots.

Eugene was shot multiple times and killed by a Miami police officer who fired an initial shot that failed to stop Eugene's brutal attack on Poppo.

Poppo is recovering surprisingly well. His left eye is gone, and his right eye is covered with a skin graft to protect his eye since his eyelids were apparently chewed off in the attack. Poppo may be blind in his right eye according to his doctors.

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO!

Poppo's nose and his forehead and part of his upper lip are mangled, but the rest of his face below his nose was largely untouched.

"He's coping remarkably well,” trauma surgeon Nicholas Namias told reporters.

"The guy has got to be a survivor."

Doctors say Poppo was alert enough to cheer on the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals yesterday.

“He’s a very nice guy, really. He’s charming,” Namias added.


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    • Gigi26

      OMFG. YO :vomit:

    • BoogieNites

      :no:

    • Xena68

      Oh God.

    • anw_rootbeer

      JESUS

    • MZ_CARAM3L74

      :shocked:

    • Flawless

      :shocked:

    • luVn_liFe…

      God Bless him...I seen this on the News last night and i was :shocked:

    • brownskin A.K.A Creamy

      Why did I click.... Sandra some stuff just dont need to be seen :vomit:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaAd8OuwwPk bnatural

      :pray: Bless this man in his recovery

    • http://Apr0424.wordpress.com boistop

      Jaysus be a fence all around me
      :pray:

    • lovezoe

      Why is that pic on the front page?! Going back downstairs while I pray for quick healing for this gentleman.

    • candibfly

      i coulda done w/o seeing this photo...ever in life :(

    • prynsexxx

      Almighty bless!

    • LadeeA

      :cry: :kona:

    • I Go There

      WOW

      Thats.... WOW

    • lady_cn

      Why would you do that Sandra? Why???? :crying:

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      :cry: WOW!! JUST POOR GUY :wail: HOMELESS AND NOW UR FACE IS GONE BLIND...

    • imarie aka lalie

      I can't look at the pics. I'm too scurred.

    • cougar lover

      Right when i decided to crack open this jalapeno scramble breffus burrito :hurl:

    • Bibi

      OMG...

    • YSoSrs

      DAMMIT! Why the fck isn't first pic hidden under a link? I never planned on seeing this sht if I could help it. :no:

      It's bad but not as bad I was imagining. I can't imagine living like that though. The pain and the horror...There are worse things than death. Now I need to get the fck out of here. :kona:

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      had two “mysterious” holes in his left chest that doctors say are entry and exit wounds consistent with gunshots.
      :think: SO MANY THINGS ABOUT THIS STORY ARE OFF..

    • Mamacita

      :cry: :no:

    • candibfly

      me too yso, i saw ppl mentioning but had no desire to see it, then i click the front page to see if there's a new post and BAM! then there's a warning talkin bout graphic post further down after we've already seen this :(

    • lady_cn

      :kona: Goodbye until the pictures of this chit here is out of my head. I just can't today.

    • OutsidetheBox

      At least he cant see his face. #silverlining

      God Speed to him in his healing.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEureObx87M JMO

      So I just said "what the fukk?!!" real loud and everyone is laughing at me.

      Thanks Sandra :rollseyes:

    • prynsexxx

      This is a top candidate pic for the website rotten dot com.

    • http://twitter.com/#!/Birdshu Bird

      His face wasn't eaten it was mauled. And why are they putting his medical business in the streets like this? Is it because he's homeless? Are they paying him for being put on the media ho stroll?

    • YSoSrs

      @CANDI

      I can't with things like that. I read Stephen King but that's different to me. I'm only seeing that sht in my mind's eye. That up there...No one outside of the medical community should see that.

      I'm now looking like an idiot refreshing and closing my eyes while I quickly scroll down to avoid seeing it again and again. :no:

    • prynsexxx

      @Bird

      I read they were asking for donations for his bills or surgery or both, I do believe. But yeah, Americans love gore, death and destruction......until it happens to them.

    • http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qkt7Dx_uK5Y MzDimplez1123

      Not to be mean but, it's not as bad as I thought it would be. I still feel bad for him though. That's gonna be a hard recovery.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNDi1mpG5ps&feature=youtube_gdata_player Ace

      prynsexxx says:

      @Bird

      I read they were asking for donations for his bills or surgery or both, I do believe. But yeah, Americans love gore, death and destruction……until it happens to them.
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------

      I think Zimmerman has a few extra $$ he can spare....i mean if dat nicca cant get $200K donations for shooting a little black boy this dude should be able be a millionaire

    • http://youtu.be/Yop62wQH498 Daddy Warbucks

      I've seen some shait in my life. But this here yo, :kona:

    • YSoSrs

      @DIMPZ

      I said the same thing. Still not something I wanted to see. Like ever. :no:

    • KyCakes

      Isn't a :warning: supposed to be issues before you see the pic?

      I'm not bothered cause I saw it yesterday...Poor guy... :sad:

    • missmiami

      Honestly, his care should be free if ya ask me. But hey this is the USA. Sn, i gotta learn spanish so i can ease drop. I hate when people speak english and then speak spanish so u dont know what they saying. :thinking: wishes i could speak korean in the nail shop too cuz i know they be talking about folk feet :rofl:

    • missmiami

      Sn, can he tell what happened? This man gonna need intensive theraphy and a place to stay. Wasn't he homeless? God Bless this man. I wont be back in this post. Cant take the pic :cry:

    • KyCakes

      Ace says:

      prynsexxx says:

      @Bird

      I read they were asking for donations for his bills or surgery or both, I do believe. But yeah, Americans love gore, death and destruction……until it happens to them.
      -------------------------------------------------------------------- I'll admit that I'm guilty of seeking out the macabre.

      I even saw the 'porshe girl' photo...Now that, my friends is no bueno...

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      gotta learn spanish so i can ease drop. I hate when people speak english and then speak spanish so u dont know what they saying
      IM GUILTY OF THIS.. BUT ITS NOT ON PURPOSE.. SOMETIMES IDK HOW TO ESSPLAIN IN INGLESSS

    • brownskin A.K.A Creamy

      Sandra Block this PIC and put up a caption, :PLEASE: :no: Hell I cant even chat with yall :kona: waits for next post

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      IF HE IS HOMELESS IM ALMOST SURE ALL HIS BILLS WILL BE WRITEN OFF.. THATS WHAT WE DO HERE IF THEY HOMELESS :yes:

    • GAGIRL87

      It doesn't look that bad :shrugs: #noweakstomach

    • ohpretty1

      Sandra, I agree, he is healing well. I expected for him to look far worse at this point. Hope he continues to heal.

    • http://www.twitter.com/cocoabana Cocoabana

      I actually don't think the images look too bad, have you all seen the picture of his eaten face? That was disgusting.

      Luckily for him, he is now blind.

    • prynsexxx

      MzDimplez1123 says:

      Not to be mean but, it’s not as bad as I thought it would be. I still feel bad for him though. That’s gonna be a hard recovery.
      _______________________

      Thats not being mean @Dimpz. I share your same sentiments. It actually looks like with a couple of surgeries and some cocoa butter/proper wound care, he gone be partially alright. THIS doesn't bother me. I see body parts, pieces of skin, insides, legs, arms, tits, etc. on the REGULAR, so THIS chit right here? Not a prollem.

    • prynsexxx

      @Ky

      Do tell/point in the direction of the "porsche girl". Told yall rotten dot com got ALL the gore. I haven't been to that site in YEARS but when I did...... :yes: well :nono: .

    • http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qkt7Dx_uK5Y MzDimplez1123

      @ Prynn.....Lord let me :hug: and :pray: for you. Did you reall say CocoaButter? :rofl:

    • prynsexxx

      MzDimplez1123 says:

      @ Prynn…..Lord let me and for you. Did you reall say CocoaButter?
      ________________________

      #serious face

      Well some Whip then. Sheesh. LOL

    • Destinee

      :hurl:

    • KyCakes

      MzDimplez1123 says:

      @ Prynn…..Lord let me and for you. Did you really say CocoaButter?
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------
      I had to read it again, too before I :ghost:

    • KyCakes

      @Prynn try bestgore dot com

      Or type in her name Nikki Catsouras

    • http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qkt7Dx_uK5Y MzDimplez1123

      @Ky....BestGore.com Yeah. I need to make friendly with that site.

    • trenee

      i'm glad he's doing well...i was in miami when this happened. it didn't spoil my 1st impression of miami, though...