Gunshot at VA Hospital

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A gunshot today near a post traumatic stress treatment center at the Jefferson Barracks VA Hospital.

But it was just an accident, police say, and no one got hurt.

It happened around 2 o’clock this afternoon.

The bullet was shot from a gun dropped by an outpatient. The veteran had a concealed carry permit – however, no guns are allowed at the hospital complex. No word yet if charges will be filed.

The Mehlville scholl district put Beasley Elementary and the John Cary Early Childhood Education Center on lockdown as a precaution while police investigated.

(KMOX © Copyright 2011 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. )

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS St. Louis

Live Inspired
Photography In A Flash

Listen Live