OCALA, Florida. – Authorities say police shot a man who, under the authority at a Florida hospital after he attacked a medical staff member.
Ocala police spokeswoman Cynthia Barnes said on Thursday the statement of the accused also grabbed a pair of scissors from a desk in the X-ray room and threatened the medical staff and an officer with them. The police say that he did not follow the officer’s orders before he was shot to death.
The man is recovering from the wound, but authorities say he is expected to live. The hospital staff suffered injuries.
The shooting broke out before midnight on Wednesday in Ocala, north of Orlando. Earlier, the police and the FBI agents had arrested the man for robbing a bank and taken him to the Ocala Regional Medical Center for treatment.