WILLOWBROOK (CBSLA.com) — A hospital employee was shot and injured Monday in South Los Angeles.
Officials responded around 12:15 p.m. to the Mental Health Urgent Care center, which is an urgent care facility on the MLK Medical Campus in the 12000 block of South Wilmington Avenue.READ MORE: LA County To Expand Access To Coronavirus Vaccine To More Essential Workers Starting Monday
A man in his 20s had been brought in for treatment by his family when he became agitated and shot a male nurse, KNX 1070’s Claudia Peschiutta reports.READ MORE: Meet The Giltinis: LA's New Rugby Team to Open Play At Coliseum March 20
The patient was then detained by hospital security guards, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department authorities said.MORE NEWS: High Winds Expected To Continue Through Sunday For Parts Of SoCal
The victim, who was transported a trauma center with a gunshot wound to his thigh, was expected to survive, Peschiutta reported.