VA hospital victims’ families air concerns in Pa.
the next day. “Family members told our investigators that he had been recently distraught,” Houston police spokesman John Cannon told the Daily News. Even though Nobles, 32, shot himself with a .380 pistol at Houston Methodist Willowbrookin Northwest Houston about 5 p.m., he was flown to another Houston hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3 a.m. the next day. KHOU Houston police investigate after Michael Carl Nobles of Cypress, Texas, shot and killed himself in his wifes room at Willowbrook Methodist Hospital shortly after she gave birth. “We are a level one trauma center,” Memorial Hermann Hospital spokeswoman Alex Rodriguez told the Daily News, “so depending on the acuity of a patient that will determine where a patient goes.” RELATED: NEW DAD SHOOTS SELF IN HOSPITAL ROOM AFTER WIFE’S BIRTH KHOU Willowbrook Methodist Hospital in Houston.
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He said the VA has changed the water treatment system that’s used to prevent Legionella and has undertaken a major review of safety issues. Petzel also expressed his “deepest regret and sympathy” to families of VA patients who died. Though the hearing was held in Pittsburgh to spotlight past problems there, family members from Atlanta, Dallas, Buffalo, N.Y., and Jackson, Miss., also testified. Petzel said that the problems in Pittsburgh were more than just an “accumulation of inadvertent errors” and that local VA officials could be disciplined. He said he couldn’t go into detail because of an ongoing criminal investigation. In addition to the five deaths, at least 21 patients were sickened at the Pittsburgh hospitals. U.S. neck pain houston tx
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Man shoots self at Houston hospital after wife gives birth
The fire in the southeastern part of Houston quickly engulfed a motel, the Southwest Inn. The thick black smoke was visible for miles and, as the fire spread, the building’s roof collapse, ABC station KTRK reported. “We can confirm for you, at this time, we have four fatalities,” said Janice Evans, a spokeswoman for the Houston Mayor’s Office. “Families are being currently notified … It’s a very sad day for the Houston Fire Department and the city of Houston, as a whole.” Three firefighters were killed at the scene, while the fourth died at a hospital, The Associated Press reported. Some of the survivors could be seen saluting, a traditional honor for a fallen comrade.
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Houston Motel Fire Kills 4 Firefighters, Sends 13 to Hospital
Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says the husband, whose name hasn’t been released, died Monday at another hospital. A spokesman for Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, where the shooting happened Sunday afternoon, says police promptly secured the area and people in the vicinity were not in danger. Silva says the woman gave birth around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Police say the husband and wife were in her room hours later when he pulled a gun and shot himself. The wife wasn’t hurt. Silva had no details on the gender of the baby, who wasn’t in the room during the incident.
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