June 14, 2024

Shock as patient shoots himself dead inside hospital

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Shock as patient shoots himself dead inside hospital

A 72-year-old male patient shoots himself dead while waiting to see a doctor at hospital in Nairobi

A 72-year-old male patient shoots himself dead while waiting to see a doctor at hospital in Nairobi.

According to reports, the 72-year-old male patient was driven to the hospital to receive treatment for an undisclosed disease.

However, the patient was informed that the drugs were unavailable. 

Out of frustration, he pulled out a pistol and shot himself in the chin while inside the car.

Sources revealed that the incident was confirmed by the police from the Industrial Area Police Station who rushed to the scene and processed it before investigations into the case commenced. 

Police ascertained that the patient succumbed to the head injuries sustained in the incident a few moments later. 

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They also confirmed that the patient was a licensed gun holder. His firearm was seized for ballistic analysis, while his car was cordoned off for further assessment. 

Reports indicate that the driver of the patient explained that he had contacted the hospital staff who arrived at the scene and were attending to the patient before he succumbed.

Further, it was noted that the deceased had attempted to make calls to contacts who are yet to be established after he was informed about the unavailability of the drugs at the emergency section.

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