Man arrested after threatening himself in hospital parking lot - 7News Boston WHDH-TV

Man arrested after threatening himself in hospital parking lot

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WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WHDH) - Police in Woonsocket have arrested a man they say brought a gun to the Landmark Medical Center parking lot before calling 911.

The man was reportedly suicidal when he placed the call at 7 p.m. After two hours on the scene officers moved in on the man at 9 p.m.

A flashbang was used to stun the man allowing police to place him under arrest.

Ambulance were diverted while police were on the scene and the hospital was temporarily placed in lockdown.
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