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Orlando Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed ER Patient Who Claimed To Have A Gun

"He told hospital staff that he had a gun and that he would shoot anyone who came near him," police said, adding that officers approached the man out of concern for other patients who needed care.
The incident happened at the Orlando Regional Medical Center, shown here in 2016. Source: Gerardo Mora

Three Orlando police officers shot dead an emergency room patient who they say was claiming to have a firearm. They later learned the man was unarmed.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina told

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