News To Know: hospital shooting, escaped inmate back in custody
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A shooting at a hospital near Little Rock takes the life of one person, and authorities take a suspect into custody. The hospital CHI St. Vincent north in Sherwood, Arkansas went on lockdown as authorities responded. Police say the victim was visiting a patient and was shot by a person he knew. Authorities later arrested a suspect at a gas station. Click here to read more about this story.
NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — An escaped inmate finds himself back in the custody of Newton County. Michael Durison escaped from police custody on the 18th while being treated at Freeman Hospital in Neosho. On Tuesday police found Durison in a travel trailer in Joplin. He is facing several new charges in newton county including assault, robbery, and armed criminal action. Authorities also arrested a woman at the scene. If you’d like to read more about this story, click here.
FORT SCOTT, Kan. – Fort Scott Community College held an awareness walk for suicide prevention. Linda Her has been organizing these awareness walks in the Southeast Kansas area for seven years in honor of her husband and brother-in-law. Even though national suicide prevention week was three weeks ago, spreading awareness is a year-long effort.
OKLAHOMA – Some folks in Oklahoma got out and ran to show support for first responders and the military. It’s part of the Great American Relay. The relay starts in Santa Monica, California and finishes at the site of the World Trade center in New York. One of the legs of the relay starts at the Afton, Oklahoma fire barn where people run to the fire station in Fairland.
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