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Hospital Shootings

Read: Man Called in 2 Bakersfield Hospital Threats, Posed as Responding Officer

Man Called in 2 Bakersfield Hospital Threats, Posed as Responding Officer

The man told investigators he made the calls to test Bakersfield Police Department’s readiness for an active shooter response.

Read: 2 Dead, 1 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire Outside KU Hospital

2 Dead, 1 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire Outside KU Hospital

An armed man opened fire outside the University of Kansas Medical Hospital, shooting a male victim and then himself.

Read: Shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago Leaves 4 Dead

Shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago Leaves 4 Dead

The gunman shot and killed a police officer, doctor and resident before police found him with a gunshot wound to the head.

Read: Shots Fired at Los Angeles Hospital, Suspect Arrested

Shots Fired at Los Angeles Hospital, Suspect Arrested

Kaiser Permanente staff and patients evacuated or sheltered in place after a disgruntled male in the mental health unit fired six or seven rounds.

Read: Doctors Propose ‘Secure, Preserve, Fight’ Strategy for Hospital Active Shooters

Doctors Propose ‘Secure, Preserve, Fight’ Strategy for Hospital Active Shooters

A recent editorial published in the New England Journal of Medicine recommends the new strategy for areas of hospitals with incapacitated patients.

Read: Husband Kills Wife, Self in Hospital Room at Westchester Medical Center

Husband Kills Wife, Self in Hospital Room at Westchester Medical Center

Police said the husband wrote in a note that he was distraught over his wife’s medical issues and wanted to end her suffering.

Read: Suspect in Houston Doctor’s Murder Kills Self After Two-Week Manhunt

Suspect in Houston Doctor’s Murder Kills Self After Two-Week Manhunt

Police say the suspect, who worked in law enforcement for 30 years, was confronted by police just a few miles from his Houston home.

Read: Doctor Shot, Killed Riding Bike Outside Texas Medical Center

Doctor Shot, Killed Riding Bike Outside Texas Medical Center

The renowned cardiologist, who once treated former President George H.W. Bush, was fatally shot by another bicyclist on his way to work.

Read: Officers Cleared in Bakersfield Heart Hospital Shooting

Officers Cleared in Bakersfield Heart Hospital Shooting

An investigation cleared the two officers of wrongdoing after they fired six rounds at a man who shot through a glass door with a rifle and entered the hospital.

Read: What Hospital Active Shooter Response Programs Should Look Like

What Hospital Active Shooter Response Programs Should Look Like

Here’s a rundown of specific features the NFPA advises hospital officials to include in their active shooter response programs.

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