“This is an excellent example of having the right tools and training in place for dealing with an unexpected event”, said Linda Brown, hospital spokewoman. “We are very proud of our staff and their response to this incident. Everyone stepped up and followed the protocols they’ve been trained on – which allowed the rest of our staff to continue caring for patients, knowing their security was in good hands.”
Patient with Weapon in Emergency Room Apprehended
According to a report from the Aberdeen Police Department, the person was carrying an air pistol that had an appearance of a small caliber semi-automatic handgun.