Hospital Shootings

Read: 10 Most Read Campus Safety Stories from October 2020

10 Most Read Campus Safety Stories from October 2020

A wide variety of topics were of interest this month, including the Clery Act, campus police, tabletop exercises and the upcoming election.

Read: Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The man, who is listed in critical condition, attempted to enter another patient’s room that was being guarded by sheriff’s deputies.

Read: Security Officer Killed By Friendly Fire at Munster Community Hospital

Security Officer Killed By Friendly Fire at Munster Community Hospital

A psychiatric patient at Munster Community Hospital placed the security officer in a chokehold after violently attacking a nurse.

Read: Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

The woman told police that her estranged husband showed up to her place of work and wanted to talk to her boyfriend, who also worked there.

Read: Man with Gun Outside Wisconsin ER Fatally Shot by Police

Man with Gun Outside Wisconsin ER Fatally Shot by Police

When the officers arrived, they found the suspect carrying a handgun near the emergency room.

Read: Man Fires Flare Gun, Threatens to Shoot Up O.C. Medical Center

Man Fires Flare Gun, Threatens to Shoot Up O.C. Medical Center

The 51-year-old suspect was subdued by an ER doctor and nurse at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center before police arrived.

Read: Brigham and Women’s Hospital Valet Shot, Suspect Killed in Police Pursuit

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Valet Shot, Suspect Killed in Police Pursuit

Police opened fire on the suspect at two separate locations after he pointed a weapon at officers and refused repeated demands to drop it.

Read: Gunshot Detection Is Becoming More Affordable

Gunshot Detection Is Becoming More Affordable

IoT and Cloud platforms combined with more cost-effective artificial engines are paving the way for a new generation of indoor gunshot detection.

Read: Fayetteville VA Shooting Suspect Was There For Mental Health Treatment

Fayetteville VA Shooting Suspect Was There For Mental Health Treatment

The suspect was at the N.C. hospital with her mother when she jumped out of the vehicle and pulled a handgun from a duffel bag.

Read: LA/OC IAHSS Recognizes Hospital Security Officers for Saving Lives, Outstanding Performances

LA/OC IAHSS Recognizes Hospital Security Officers for Saving Lives, Outstanding Performances

In all, 25 hospital security officers were honored at a luncheon that was held in Los Angeles on Oct. 16.

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