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Gunman Wounds 3 at Alabama Hospital

December 17, 2012  | 

Birmingham (Ala.) Police shot and killed a man who had just shot and wounded a police officer and two employees at St. Vincent's Hospital on Saturday.

The incident occurred at 4 a.m. on the fifth floor of the facility, reports WJLA.com. Jason Letts, 38, shot the officer and two employees as they were exiting an elevator. A second police officer came around the corner and fatally shot the suspect, reports Fox News Alabama.

The injuries to the first police officer and hospital staff members were not life-threatening.

Police are investigating the motive for the shooting and why the suspect was in the hospital. Video surveillance footage is being reviewed.


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S.S @ 12/18/2012 12:30 PM

Another nut with a gun, and another case of an armed officer stopping and eliminating the threat. Good job Officer!!!

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