Patient attempts suicide, fires shot inside Enterprise hospital

Patient attempts suicide, fires shot inside Enterprise hospital

ENTERPRISE, AL (WSFA) - Enterprise Police Department officials say no one was injured when a shot was fired inside the emergency room at Medical Center Enterprise Monday afternoon.

Sgt. Billy Haglund said a patient who was seeking treatment at the hospital pulled out a small pistol and attempted to commit suicide.

A firefighter, who was in the patient's room, pushed the gun away and the weapon discharged into a wall.

The patient is receiving medical treatment at the hospital. No charges have been filed.

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