View Mobile Site
Text Size: Smaller Larger Normal
Friends 2 Follow photo f2f banner_zpsxhrst2or.jpg

Suicide puts hospital on lockdown

POSTED September 10, 2013 9:22 p.m.

A 61-year-old man shot himself inside Emanuel Medical Center Saturday morning, prompting a brief lockdown of the hospital.

The shooting happened around 5 a.m. Saturday in a vacant room on the second floor of the hospital.

The man was not a patient, nor was he connected to any patients or staff, according to the hospital.

The shooting prompted a two hour lockdown of the hospital. Turlock police officers searched the area as a precaution. Emergency admissions and other services were not interrupted.

Hospital staff tried to save the man’s life, but were unsuccessful.

The Journal is not publicizing the man’s name.

Commenting is not available.

Share on Facebook Bookmark and Share
Commenting not available.

Please wait ...