Man barricaded in hospital dies of self-inflicted wound - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Copy-Man barricaded in hospital dies of self-inflicted wound

Posted: Updated:

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police say a man died of an apparently self-inflicted wound after barricading himself inside a Las Vegas hospital.

MountainView Hospital was locked down after a man believed to be armed holed up in a bathroom early Sunday morning.

Las Vegas police say the man was isolated and didn't threaten staff or patients. He was found dead hours after the lockdown began.

Authorities ordered evacuations at the hospital and closed down nearby roads to protect people.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly
Fox 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, KVVU Broadcasting Corporation, Las Vegas, NV and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.