Category: Healthcare Safety


Hospital Security Guards Shoot and Kill a Knife-Wielding Patient

On January 11, 2018, a patient at the St. Louis-based Barnes-Jewish Hospital emerged from his room wielding two knives. Security guards were dispatched to the scene. After the patient refused to yield the weapons, the guards shot and killed the patient. See the full story at Becker Hospital Review.

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