Police shoot patient who
Massie Ritsch, Times Staff Writer
(LOS ANGELES) -- Police shot and wounded an agitated, knife-wielding man in a San Fernando Valley hospital waiting area early Monday after pepper spray, stun guns and lead-filled beanbags failed to subdue him, authorities said.
Peter Correa, 26, of San Fernando was in guarded condition Monday afternoon after undergoing surgery for gunshot wounds at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center, where the incident took place. Police arrested him on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer.
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