This doctor broke the law by having a gun! This tragedy could of turned into another rampage killing spree if the doctor didn’t have his gun with him. Another gun free zone targeted by the mentally unstable. Plotts had 39 unspent bullets on him before he was disarmed by hospital staff after being shot multiple times by Dr Lee Silverman.
DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A doctor told police that a patient fatally shot a caseworker at their hospital complex before the doctor pulled out his own gun and exchanged fire with him and wounded him, a prosecutor said Thursday night.
The hospital has a policy barring anyone except on-duty law enforcement officers from carrying weapons on its campus, a spokeswoman for the Mercy Health System said.
But Yeadon Police Chief Donald Molineux said that “without a doubt, I believe the doctor saved lives.”
“Without that firearm, this guy (the patient) could have went out in the hallway and just walked down the offices until he ran out of ammunition,” the chief said.
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