He added that the attacker was arrested with a pistol a few blocks away from the hospital.
Baltimore (AP)_United Nations Baltimore Hospital it is Urgent declaration One monday later Employee was seriously injured by shooting Near the ambulance area.
The incident occurred at the University of Maryland Medical Center, when Employees, 24, Hit by the camera, narrated Colonel Police Kevin Jones (Kevin Jones).
He added that the attacker He was arrested With a Loaded gun Only a few blocks from the hospital.This attacker Met his victim and turned out Wounds on the face and buttocks, But the motive of the crime is unclear.
The incident occurred around 7 am on Monday. The hospital declared a state of emergency within a few hours, barring all personnel from entering its facility, but eventually resumed the operation.
Thomas Scalea, director of the medical department, said the victim is in intensive care. He refused to disclose the employee’s title, only that he worked in a medical school.
No personal identity was disclosed. “This really touched the heart of our community. ”Scalea said.
Jones called what happened an “isolated incident” and emphasized that “ordinary people will never be in danger.”
The crime rate in Baltimore declined in 2018, but it still exceeded 300 homicides for the fourth consecutive year.
In 2017, the city’s 342 homicides (612,000 in total) resulted in 56 homicides per 100,000 people. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), this number is much higher than any other major city in the United States.