Mercy Wellness Center Shooting

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.

Man Charged With Killing Caseworker Moved To Prison

The man accused of killing his caseworker and causing a Delaware County medical center to be put on lockdown is out of the hospital and in prison.

08/08/2014

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

Viewing Held For Woman Killed In Mercy Wellness Center Shooting

The viewing for 53-year-old Theresa Hunt was held at the John Stretch Funeral Home in Havertown.

07/30/2014

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)

Health: Security Concerns In Wake Of Mercy Wellness Center Shooting

The medical center shooting in Darby has raised new concerns about security at health care facilities.

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

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Officials ID Caseworker Killed In Medical Facility Shooting In Delaware County

A female employee was killed in a shooting at a Delaware County medical facility.

07/24/2014

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