Man Pleads Not Guilty In Delaware County Wellness Center ShootingA man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor returned fire has pleaded not guilty.
Suspect In Delaware County Hospital Shooting Waives Preliminary HearingForty-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.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mum on Changes To Security ProceduresRichard 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.
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.
Delco DA: 2 More Guns Found At Home Of Alleged Wellness Center ShooterAuthorities 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.
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.
Delco DA Credits Armed Doc With Averting Wider Hospital BloodbathDelaware 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.
Area Medical Facilities Consider Higher Security In Wake of Fatal ShootingEven 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.
Neighbors Mourn Caseworker Killed In Medical Facility Shooting In Delaware CountyNeighbors paint a picture of a woman who loved her job and was dedicated to it.
2 Injured After Car Crashes Into Hospital Building In Delaware CountyThe accident was reported around 7:30 p.m. Monday at 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.
Two Men Shot Outside Collingdale Dunkin' DonutsIt happened around 2 a.m. Sunday outside of Dunkin' Donuts along the 900 block of Springfield Road, near McDade Boulevard.