Valdosta Daily Times

October 17, 2012

Police: 1 dead in shooting at hospital in Augusta

Staff Writer
The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Authorities say one person is dead after a shooting at University Hospital in Augusta, and a suspect is in custody.

The Augusta Chronicle reports ( ) the shooting occurred Tuesday on the seventh floor of the hospital.

Hospital spokeswoman Rebecca Sylvester told the Chronicle the shooting happened in a patient’s room and involved two family members. Sylvester says the suspect surrendered to hospital security.


Information from: The Augusta Chronicle ,

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