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SHOTS FIRED INSIDE BIRMINGHAM HOSPITAL, 3 INJURED, GUNMAN KILLED
www2.alabamas13.com ^ | December 15, 2012 | Aaron Hutchens

Posted on 12/15/2012 7:51:14 AM PST by Yosemitest



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: birminghamal; gun; healthcare; hospital; obamacare; shooting; sourcetitlenoturl; stvincentshospital
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A family friend called this morning to tell me that a distant cousin was in surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL.
He worked there and was assisting with a patient that had been brought in by the police.
A policeman was also in the emergency room watching the patient.
My cousin was shot in the leg and in the back, by a gunman who came into the room later.
That's al I know at this time.
1 posted on 12/15/2012 7:51:21 AM PST by Yosemitest
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To: Yosemitest

Gee now why would he stop at only 3? /s


2 posted on 12/15/2012 7:54:20 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Yosemitest

oh my goodness. We are in for some tense days ahead.
Prayers for your family and our nation.


3 posted on 12/15/2012 7:54:41 AM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Yosemitest

Prayers for your cousin.


4 posted on 12/15/2012 7:54:56 AM PST by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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To: Yosemitest

Here we go...

*sigh*


5 posted on 12/15/2012 7:55:22 AM PST by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: Yosemitest

Prayers for your family. Just had a close relative there a couple of days ago who had open heart procedure.


6 posted on 12/15/2012 7:58:28 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Yosemitest

An armed security guard or policeman stopped a rampage against hospitalized innocents.

Chalk one up to armed protection working.


7 posted on 12/15/2012 8:00:02 AM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: RandallFlagg

If it appears the crazies have been let loose ... could it be ... the crazies have been let loose ?


8 posted on 12/15/2012 8:00:56 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: cripplecreek

A good guy was armed.

We are going to see retaliation against deathcare killers. Everyone thinks they have the right to free health care and they are not going to be abused by socialists who decide who can live and who must be killed based on a communist government economic formula.

I would not want to be the doctor killing off granny
or junior (giving her “pain pills) in America. Nor would I want to be the doctor carrying out the socialist eugenics policy in any, way, shape or form against Americans. Liberals idealized revenge and named it social justice. It’s a double edged sword.


9 posted on 12/15/2012 8:01:12 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Yosemitest

You cant bring a gun into a hospital!!!!!!

How the living hell did he break through the ethereal legal shield that surrounds a hospital where a person is usually flung back into the street the moment they step onto the property?

The NRA is like messing with physics and junk!


10 posted on 12/15/2012 8:01:41 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: VanDeKoik; All
CORRECTION: My cousin was shot in the back and the foot, not the leg.
11 posted on 12/15/2012 8:10:01 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest
Have the first shots in CW 2 been fired? Is this the clown's Reichstag fire?

IMHO these events are not coincidental.

Within a couple of days - if not on the Sunday gas bag shows - we will be hearing that WH clown has a "MANDATE" to restrict, or even throw out, the 2nd Amendment for "the sake of the children". No Constitutional proposal or vote will be necessary because clown will be deemed to have been given a "MANDATE" by the media and public to ban all guns that ____________ you fill in the blank.
12 posted on 12/15/2012 8:11:45 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Southack

Yes, thank God they had an armed policeman on duty. More people could have been hurt. This is what seems to be needed at schools and public places. As sad as it is to admit - the times call for security where there are masses of people congregated. What a mess society is in!

We are in what Jesus said prior to his second coming: He says in Matt. 24:37-38: “But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. “For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,” (Gen.6-7)

Gen. 6:11-12 “The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.


13 posted on 12/15/2012 8:12:52 AM PST by Catsrus
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To: Yosemitest

I’m very sorry that took place. Here’s to hoping your cousin makes a good recovery.


14 posted on 12/15/2012 8:20:55 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Yosemitest

Am I the only guy who would love to see some statistics on which party all these shooters are registered to vote in?


15 posted on 12/15/2012 8:22:09 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Yosemitest

While we’re at it, I’d like to see some stats on whether they attend church regularly or not too.


16 posted on 12/15/2012 8:22:56 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Cheerio
A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
17 posted on 12/15/2012 8:23:16 AM PST by Obadiah (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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To: Yosemitest

Prayers Yosemitest ((((Hugs))))


18 posted on 12/15/2012 8:25:25 AM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Yosemitest

“...by a gunman who came into the room later.”

Sounds like someone didn’t think the argument was finished.


19 posted on 12/15/2012 8:27:00 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: cripplecreek
Gee now why would he stop at only 3? /s

'Cause someone bagged his a$$.

20 posted on 12/15/2012 8:27:25 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: DoughtyOne
I don['t know about my cousin that was shot, but his grandparents are big Church goers.
But they're more into singing and "shallow" Biblical knowledge, rather than deep Biblical knowledge.
However tithing is a must.
21 posted on 12/15/2012 8:37:45 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: VanDeKoik
You cant bring a gun into a hospital!!!!!! How the living hell did he break through the ethereal legal shield that surrounds a hospital where a person is usually flung back into the street the moment they step onto the property?

You hear stories about the kid who brings a drawing of a gun to school and is suspended. How in the hell did the crazy in Conn. get four guns into the school? Something is all screwed up!!!

22 posted on 12/15/2012 8:40:41 AM PST by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: PLMerite
That's what I think.
I think, but I'm not sure:
23 posted on 12/15/2012 8:45:44 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

I understand. I’m not so much interested in the victims, as I am in the mindset that allows one to do this sort of thing.

Are registered Republicans doing this sort of thing? Are Democrats? I’d like to think there are far fewer Republicans taking part.


24 posted on 12/15/2012 8:48:58 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Yosemitest

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2012/12/gunman_killed_after_shooting_b.html

More details.

A man who fired on Birmingham police officers before he was shot to death early today was upset about his wife’s care.

The man was ejected from St. Vincent’s hospital about 8 p.m. sources tell Al.com. He returned about 4 a.m. and went up to the 5th floor where his wife was a patient.

Sources say he briefly took a security guard hostage but the guard escaped.

While in the hospital the second time, sources say the man talked about “meeting his maker.”

When police arrived on the 5th floor, he opened fire. Two officers returned fire, killing the man.

One officer was shot but is recovering. Two employees were also shot. At least a dozen shots were fired in all.


25 posted on 12/15/2012 8:55:46 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Pennies and Nickels will NO LONGER be Minted as of 1/1/13 - Tim Geithner, US Treasury Sect)
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To: Yosemitest

Yeah, could be that, too.

Anyone could have followed the ambulance. It’ll come out soon enough, if we hear any more about it since it obviously wasn’t a “mass shooting.”


26 posted on 12/15/2012 8:57:07 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

“A man who fired on Birmingham police officers before he was shot to death early today was upset about his wife’s care.”

Okay, maybe it wasn’t a gang-banger. If the above is true, what did the moron think was going to happen to his wife with him dead?

No wonder the libs want to disarm America before Obamacare come online.


27 posted on 12/15/2012 9:00:48 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: DoughtyOne
It could be anything, that would drive a person to do such as this.
If you really want to understand it, you have to go to the Bible.
Most people don't want to admit"there is a GOD, our "Heavenly Father", and His Son, Jesus Christ".
But don't excuse evil. I'll recommend the following: These booklets will help some to understand. But most won't listen.
And most that do listen, won't believe.
And of those that DO BELIEVE, most won't
28 posted on 12/15/2012 9:06:22 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
Thank you for the update.
I'll pas it along to my extended family.
29 posted on 12/15/2012 9:08:53 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

You know, the man upset about his wife’s care now won’t be there for his wife, if she survives her health problems.


30 posted on 12/15/2012 9:11:04 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

This is just the opening act about Obamacare.

Now picture 100 million armed pissed off Americans about the worthless Obamacare procedures and policies.


31 posted on 12/15/2012 9:14:03 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: PLMerite
Sounds like someone didn’t think the argument was finished.

My thoughs exactly.

GMTA

32 posted on 12/15/2012 9:20:27 AM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: 2111USMC

Gotta quit posting before reading the whole thread.


33 posted on 12/15/2012 9:23:58 AM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: Yosemitest

I appreciate the religious aspects of this, and don’t have a problem with what you have stated there at all.

What I am trying to get across, is the idea that one party blames others for everything. One party tries to get people to take ownership of their problems and work them out on their own. I believe one ideology here trumps the other as being healthy.

That’s why I would be interested to see the political breakdown on these shooters. If as I suspect these folks are mostly Leftist leaning rejects, it would be nice to know.

In a number of instances they have stated up front that the shooter was a right wing lunatic only to find out they were Leftists later. Look at the Congressman Gabby Giffords case.

Is that the norm? I’d like to know.


34 posted on 12/15/2012 9:28:24 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: DoughtyOne
Time might reveal some answers for you.
I can't forget the Terri Schiavo case, There is one party that is mored connected to death, than the other.
But you'll NEVER get the LAME stream media to do anything but cover that fact up.

35 posted on 12/15/2012 9:38:01 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

I agree.


36 posted on 12/15/2012 9:43:06 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Eye of Unk

You’ll see more of this because of Obama’s Death Panels.


37 posted on 12/15/2012 9:46:08 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

St. Vincent’s is a very large, very reputable Catholic hospital in Birmingham. Even though I work for a rival hospital, I have never heard any complaints about the care given at StV.


38 posted on 12/15/2012 9:48:45 AM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Yosemitest

A reminder to all:

Christmas time is crazy season. Beyond the drunks & thieves, depression affects many people during this time. Please discuss this with your family.

Be aware & be safe.

Merry Christmas!


39 posted on 12/15/2012 9:52:19 AM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Mister Da
Thank you all for your prayers and inputs.

UPDATE reference my cousin's health:
40 posted on 12/15/2012 10:23:58 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: nolongerademocrat; DoughtyOne; 2111USMC; Eye of Unk; PLMerite; yefragetuwrabrumuy; ProudFossil; ...
Thank you all for your prayers and inputs.

UPDATE reference my cousin's health:
41 posted on 12/15/2012 10:25:01 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

I hope all the wounds heal, its so difficult to seek retribution nowadays for these acts of violence. It only begs for us to become united to fight against it.


42 posted on 12/15/2012 10:30:18 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: Cheerio
"Within a couple of days - if not on the Sunday gas bag shows - we will be hearing that WH clown has a "MANDATE" to restrict, or even throw out, the 2nd Amendment for "the sake of the children". No Constitutional proposal or vote will be necessary because clown will be deemed to have been given a "MANDATE" by the media and public to ban all guns that ____________ you fill in the blank.

If and when that happens, we will know, without a doubt, what time it is.

43 posted on 12/15/2012 10:41:05 AM PST by semaj
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To: RandallFlagg

A couple hours ago, FOX reported that an armed young white guy ambushed an ambulance and killed a deputy in MO. All these wackos will be used by hussein to tear down the 2nd so that the only ones allowed to carry are his civilian armies.


44 posted on 12/15/2012 10:52:47 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: Yosemitest

Thank you for the update. That’s not something I would wish on anyone. This guy and your family have my deepest sympathy and most fervent wishes for a full recovery.

At this point, I am very glad to hear it sounds like he will pull through.

Take care...


45 posted on 12/15/2012 11:17:08 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Mister Da

Thanx Mr. Da

Good advice.


46 posted on 12/15/2012 11:20:46 AM PST by bicyclerepair ( >-> Zombies eat brains. >-> 50% of FL is safe.)
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To: Yosemitest

Prayers up for a complete recovery, and for all your cousin’s needs.


47 posted on 12/15/2012 12:18:18 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Yosemitest

Wow, praying for your cousin and your family...


48 posted on 12/15/2012 12:43:00 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: ProudFossil

A misaligned forefinger and thumb are extremely dangerous (to a kid’s edumacation anyway).


49 posted on 12/15/2012 1:24:56 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2
Safety is still on and hammer is down:

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50 posted on 12/15/2012 1:30:27 PM PST by Paladin2
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