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Employee Drops Gun and Shoots Self at McMinnville Hospital

The victim was injured, but not fatally.

Willamette Valley Medical Center
Willamette Valley Medical Center

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - This afternoon a Willamette Valley Medical Center employee brought a loaded firearm in a backpack to work. The employee dropped the bag and the gun discharged causing an injury to the employee.

No one else was involved or injured. Police have safely secured the weapon and removed it from the premises.

This is not an active situation and the site has been cleared. For the safety of everyone, Willamette Valley Medical Center’s policy specifically states that no weapon is allowed on the premises with or without a concealed weapons permit.

This incident is in strict violation of our policy.

Source: STATEMENT from Willamette Valley Medical Center


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Common sense July 14, 2016 9:53 am (Pacific time)

I hope the employee is required to attend safety classes before getting his 2A back...

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