January 14, 1995 in Nation/World

Prisoner Grabs Gun, Triggering Shootout

Compiled From Wire Services
 
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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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