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Nurse shot in Ocala hospital in stable condition

19 June 2017

Earlier that day, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper brought the suspect to the hospital.

A shooting at a Florida hospital left one person injured, and the suspect was taken into custody.

- State troopers released the name of a man who shot a nurse inside of an Ocala hospital.

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FHP said the nurse is in stable condition.

West Marion Community Hospital and its owner, HCA Healthcare, have not responded to WESH 2 News requests for information or comment on the incident. After the third time troopers encountered him, he said he was ill and asked to be taken to a hospital.

Riordan said the man grabbed a trooper's gun and fired.

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Though the nurse was shot in the leg, Ocala firefighters were cleared from the scene when they arrived, firefighters said.

Marion County jail records show Gignac was charged Sunday with battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting a law enforcement officer with violence. Three troopers also suffered minor injuries while struggling with Gignac.

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Nurse shot in Ocala hospital in stable condition