Indiana hospital security guard shoots, kills patient and fellow guard during assault

June 23, 2020

A disturbance in Munster's Community Hospital ended in a security guard and patient being fatally shot by a fellow guard trying to subdue the patient, according to an article on the

According to reports, retired Lake County cop Ryan Askew begged his partner to shoot as a psychiatric patient, who had just beaten a nurse, was choking him to unconsciousness.

In the middle of the  struggle, Benny Freeman, another retired Lake County cop who was working security opened fire.

The rounds ultimately killed both Askew and the psychiatric patient.

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