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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Thursday's Shooting At Medical Facility In Delaware County (credit: Chopper 3)

Superintendent Chitwood On Wellness Center Shooting: Suspect ‘Was Ready For Mass Murder’

Chitwood indicated that the suspect, Richard Plotts, has a long history of violence.

23 hours ago

Police investigate shooting on campus of medical facility in Delaware County on July 24, 2014. (credit: Matt Rivers)

Delco DA: 2 More Guns Found At Home Of Alleged Wellness Center Shooter

Authorities have found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back.

07/26/2014

(Police gather near a doorway of Mercy Wellness Center following a shooting there.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Delco Police Official Calls Mercy Hospital Shooting Suspect a ‘Powder Keg’

Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood says Richard Plotts has been “302’d,” or committed to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation, after trying to commit suicide numerous times.

07/25/2014

(Delaware County DA Jack Whelan speaks with reporters about the Mercy Wellness Center shooting.  Photo by David Madden)

Delco DA Credits Armed Doc With Averting Wider Hospital Bloodbath

Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says it was a good thing Silverman was armed, apparently against hospital policy, because Plotts had 39 spare bullets on him.

07/25/2014

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Area Medical Facilities Consider Higher Security In Wake of Fatal Shooting

Even before this incident, a coalition of more than 60 hospitals in the Philadelphia area would meet regularly to talk about events that could disrupt care — everything from an “active shooter” incident to transit strikes and snowstorms.

07/25/2014

Police investigate shooting on campus of medical facility in Delaware County on July 24, 2014. (credit: Matt Rivers)

Neighbors Mourn Caseworker Killed In Medical Facility Shooting In Delaware County

Neighbors paint a picture of a woman who loved her job and was dedicated to it.

07/24/2014

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2 Injured After Car Crashes Into Hospital Building In Delaware County

The accident was reported around 7:30 p.m. Monday at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital.

03/31/2014

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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Paramedics Going The Extra Mile For Patients

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital has developed a unique program to serve its community.

01/27/2014

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Two Men Shot Outside Collingdale Dunkin’ Donuts

It happened around 2 a.m. Sunday outside of Dunkin’ Donuts along the 900 block of Springfield Road, near McDade Boulevard.

01/12/2014

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Man Injured In Delaware County House Fire

A man was hospitalized after being injured in a house fire in Delaware County late Monday evening.

03/06/2012