Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Delaware County Wellness Center Shooting

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor returned fire has pleaded not guilty.

12/09/2014

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Suspect In Delaware County Hospital Shooting Waives Preliminary Hearing

Forty-nine-year-old Richard Plotts is charged with murder, reckless endangerment and weapons counts in the July shooting death of 53-year-old Theresa Hunt inside a psychiatrist’s office at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital.

10/28/2014

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mum on Changes To Security Procedures

Richard Plotts was able to walk into the Mercy Wellness Center carrying a gun that authorities say he used to killed his mental health caseworker and injure Dr. Lee Silverman before Silverman pulled his own gun and fired back.

07/29/2014

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.

07/28/2014

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, in file 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

(credit: Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

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