Reports: Nurse shot in Ocala hospital in stable condition

Nurse in stable condition after being shot in the leg in Ocala hospital

OCALA, Fla. -- A nurse was shot at an Ocala hospital around 3 p.m. Saturday in West Marion Regional Center.

The hospital is located at 4600 Southwest Ct. in Ocala. 

Police had approached a man several times and the man requested medical attention. After the man was cleared, the man got into a physical confrontation with three troopers and stole a gun from one of the troopers. He shot a nurse in the leg in the process. 

The nurse is now in stable condition, according to affiliate station WKMG. The troopers only had minor reported injuries and the man was taken to jail. 


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