Nurse attacked with stun gun in South Carolina hospital ER

A man was charged June 8 with public disorderly conduct and two counts of third-degree assault and battery after he allegedly injured a nurse with a stun gun he took from a security officer at Roper Hospital in Charleston, S.C., according to The Post and Courier.

Police were called to Roper Hospital on the evening of June 8 to restrain Kyle Edward Cahill, who was allegedly attempting to fight someone. When police arrived, Mr. Cahill was swinging his arms in a violent manner and spitting, according to The Post and Courier, which cited a report from the Charleston Police Department.

During the course of the altercation, Mr. Cahill allegedly tried to fight several hospital workers, including security staff members, according to ABC News 4. He allegedly took a stun gun from a security guard's holster and fired it, striking a nurse. He also allegedly bit another woman, according to The Post and Courier.

In addition to facing criminal charges, Mr. Cahill was committed for a mental evaluation, according to the report.

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