12/09/2013

Gunman in custody after barricading self in Ga. hospital

SWAT unit negotiated with the man until he eventually surrendered, no one was hurt

Fox News

PHOENIX — A gunman at a Phoenix hospital is in custody after he barricaded himself inside the facility’s emergency room, according to police.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Trent Crump said the suspect was contained in a bathroom inside Phoenix Baptist Hospital’s emergency room early Monday morning. He was taken into custody following negotiations with a SWAT team.

Crump said the suspect brandished a knife as police approached him. Authorities were able to remove the knife from the man, but he then pulled out a gun. The man ran into a bathroom inside the hospital’s emergency room and locked himself in.

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