Advertisement

Mark and Charlie's Blog

Blog > Mark and Charlie's Blog > Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage

A Pennsylvania doctor is being hailed a hero today after he seriously injured a patient who went on a shooting spree in his office.

Dr. Lee Silverman, a psychiatrist, told police that the patient, identified as Richard Plotts, fatally shot a caseworker at their hospital complex before the doctor pulled out his own gun and exchanged fire with him and wounded him, a prosecutor said Thursday night.

Silverman was grazed in the temple during the gunfight in his office, according to Delaware District Attorney Jack Whelan.

Many more students have defaulted on or failed to pay back their college loans than the U.S. government previously...
Image : Anya Semenoff / Getty Images SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — A 2-month-old baby girl is dead after San Marcos...
Photographer : Greg Nelson / Getty Images The Jay football player who tackled an official during a game in 2015...
The number of Democratic members of Congress saying they will boycott Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday has...
Image : Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Lawmakers filed bills Thursday to keep a system that...