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No one hit as gunman opens fire inside Virginia hospital

Hospital Safety Insider, February 11, 2016

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A man seeking medical attention for a self-inflicted gunshot wound fired at the locked doors of a hospital in Reston, Virginia on February 10, but no one was hurt in the incident, according to a report from FOX News.

According to police quoted in the report, a 53-year-old man approached a locked entrance at Reston Hospital Center around 1:30 a.m. and fired a shot at the door, breaking the glass.

Once inside, the man approached staff, but when they tried to help, he fired another shot. No one was hit and security and staff convinced the man to put down the weapon, the report said. The man was taken to another hospital, with non-life-threatening injuries.

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