Patient shot at California hospital has died

A patient shot by police Oct. 6 at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center has died from wounds suffered when he was shot, the Los Angeles Times reported Nov. 17. 

Nicholas Burgos Jr., who was shot seven times by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, died Nov. 1, according to a report from the Los Angeles County coroner's office cited by the Los Angeles Times

Mr. Burgos was a patient at the hospital on Oct. 6, when he allegedly became enraged and was destroying medical equipment. The shooting occurred after he shattered a window with a piece of steel medical equipment and attempted to force his way into a nearby room where an injured deputy was recovering, according to the report. 

Read the full Los Angeles Times article here

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