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Patient shoots, wounds security guard immediately after discharge from Kansas City hospital

A patient shot and injured a security guard Friday at University Health Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, shortly after being discharged from the facility.

A patient shot and wounded a security officer Friday morning at a Kansas City hospital after disarming him, authorities say.

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The patient had just been discharged from University Health Truman Medical Center, Police Sgt. Phil DiMartino said in a news release. While the guard was escorting the patient, there was a confrontation, and the patient grabbed the guard’s gun, DiMartino said.


The patient then managed to fire one round, striking the guard. DiMartino described the guard’s injuries as non-life threatening.

Other security officers took the suspect into custody immediately. Police were called around 8:40 a.m. to help.

No information about what happened or potential charges was immediately released.

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