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Man Shot in Hospital Garage By Patient

DALTON, Ga. — A man is recovering after he was shot in the Hamilton Medical Center parking lot when he asked a patient to borrow a cigarette lighter.

Kevin Laray Brafford was visiting a relative at the hospital when he went to the top level of the parking garage to smoke on Dec. 18, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Around the same time, a patient named Andrew Paul Desimone left his room and went to his car. When Brafford asked Desimone if he had a cigarette lighter, Desimone pulled a gun from the car and shot him.

Desimone drove away while Brafford stumbled into a stairwell. Security officers found Brafford and took him to the emergency room.

Desimone was later arrested at his home.

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