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Hospital Shootings

Read: Patient Shoots ER Doctor at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

Patient Shoots ER Doctor at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

The ER doctor says he saw a man in a wheelchair with a gun at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and knew he had to act.

Read: CORRECTION: Effectively Responding to Active Shooters in Healthcare Facilities

CORRECTION: Effectively Responding to Active Shooters in Healthcare Facilities

“Secure, Preserve, Fight” can be an alternative way to respond to active shooters in healthcare settings when “Run, Hide, Fight” is not possible.

Read: UMD Medical School Employee on Life Support After Being Shot

UMD Medical School Employee on Life Support After Being Shot

Baltimore City Police say the victim and the suspected gunman know each other but did not give details on a possible motive.

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.

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