Hospital Shootings

Read: Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Witnesses said a man who appeared to be in his 30s or 40s was seen outside the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center carrying an assault rifle.

Read: Wyoming Medical Center Upgrades Security Amidst Shooter’s Sentencing

Wyoming Medical Center Upgrades Security Amidst Shooter’s Sentencing

A man entered the Wyoming hospital through a back security door and shot at two hospital employees before being arrested by police.

Read: Statistics You Should Know: Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Statistics You Should Know: Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Although 75% of all workplace assaults occur in healthcare settings, only 30% of nurses and 26% of physicians have reported workplace violence incidents.

Read: Officer Shot in Laurens County Memorial Hospital ER

Officer Shot in Laurens County Memorial Hospital ER

The officer was shot after he confronted a man who was dragging his father at gunpoint through the South Carolina hospital’s emergency room.

Read: Regional Medical Center Employee Shot, Hospital Locked Down

Regional Medical Center Employee Shot, Hospital Locked Down

Authorities were aware the patient was unstable and had a gun when a woman reported him to the police 17 hours before he shot a hospital employee.

Read: How to Effectively Respond to Active Shooters in Healthcare Facilities

How to Effectively Respond 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: 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.

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