Ocala, FL nurse shot by patient

  1. A man brought to an Ocala hospital by the Florida Highway Patrol got a hold of a trooper's gun and shot a nurse Saturday afternoon, troopers said.
    A patient grabbed a state trooper's gun and shot a nurse in the leg. The nurse is in stable condition. Three troopers suffered minor injuries.

    For the complete story see:
    Patient who took trooper's gun, shot nurse at Ocala hospital charged
    Last edit by tnbutterfly on Jun 18, '17
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  3. by   ImTheCuteBoyNursesLove
    Would be nice if nurses required combat school by special operations. Although this won't fix the issue. The training will only allow the nurse or doctor to maintain the situation. We need to find a reason to why people behave this way and fix the mental issue that occurs. ;(

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