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Prisoner Grabs Gun, Triggering Shootout

A prisoner who was being taken to a hospital Friday disarmed one of his two guards, triggering a shootout that wounded three people, one seriously.

Police said that the wounded included visitors to the hospital’s radiology unit and one of the guards.

The prisoner was recaptured after about an hour. His name wasn’t released.

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Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt ‘cowardly act’

UPDATED: 8:14 p.m.

updated  Zimbabwe’s president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured vice presidents and declaring the “cowardly act” will not disrupt next month’s historic elections.