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US Ambulance Hijacked at Gunpoint With Patient, Medical Worker in the Back

09:35  29 november  2021
09:35  29 november  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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KHOU11 reported that the hijacker pointed a gun at the medical worker and then went back to driving on the freeway for about 15 minutes. The medical worker was then able to alert the fire department, which alerted the police. Officers then located the vehicle via GPS and apprehended the armed suspect. The suspect was then taken into custody without incident along the Southwest Freeway near Weslayan. Police said the patient and firefighters were not hurt in the hijacking . Another ambulance arrived at the scene and continued to transport the patient .

KHOU11 reported that the hijacker pointed a gun on the medical employee after which went again to driving on the freeway for about 15 minutes. The medical employee was then in a position to alert the fireplace division, which alerted the police. Officers then situated the car through GPS and apprehended the armed Firefighters and emergency companies arrive at a scene of a reported explosion in Houston, Texas, on January 24, 2020. A fireplace division ambulance in Houston has been run off the street and stolen at gunpoint , with a affected person and firefighter nonetheless at the back of the car.

A fire department ambulance in Houston was run off the road and stolen at gunpoint early on Friday, with a patient and fire service emergency medical worker still in the back.

Houston police said the incident happened shortly before 4 a.m Friday.

Police said Houston Fire Department (HFD) workers were transporting a patient when they were forced off the road near 610 South and Beechnut. The suspect fired multiple shots and took the ambulance at gunpoint, leaving the firefighter who was originally driving the vehicle behind on the side of the road. However, a medical worker for the HFD and a patient were still in the back of the ambulance.

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Houston ambulance with patient was hijacked at gunpoint . 12:46 pm July 23, 2021. 70. A Houston hospital patient and one ambulance worker were abducted by an armed man on Friday in the Meyerland neighborhood. "Firefighter EMTs/Paramedics face many dangers while they protect our city by providing highest level of care. They should never be assaulted while performing their life saving work !". Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena posted on Twitter. Thankful both @HoustonFire fighters and patients are safe. ?

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"Southwest and Southeast officers just recovered a stolen HFD Ambulance at Southwest Freeway and Weslayan. HFD was transporting a patient to the hospital when a car ran the ambulance off the road and took the ambulance at gunpoint. One firefighter was left on the side of the road," a statement from Houston police said.

KHOU11 reported that the hijacker pointed a gun at the medical worker and then went back to driving on the freeway for about 15 minutes. The medical worker was then able to alert the fire department, which alerted the police.

Officers then located the vehicle via GPS and apprehended the armed suspect.

The suspect was then taken into custody without incident along the Southwest Freeway near Weslayan.


Video: Houston ambulance carjacked at gunpoint with EMT and patient in the back, police say (KHOU-TV Houston)

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Officials say that Warren pointed a gun at the EMT who was driving the ambulance and forced the EMT out of the vehicle, leaving the EMT on the side of the road. This all occurred while the patient and other EMT were still in the back of the ambulance , which the EMT in the rear could tell something was off since the vehicle suddenly They then began providing medical aid until EMS arrived. Gullate was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The body camera video also included the view from other officers, identified as Officer McLemore, Officer Smajstrila, and Officer Alfaro.

A man hijacked a Houston ambulance at gunpoint early Friday morning while a patient was being transported to the hospital, according to authorities. Houston Police announced they recovered a stolen ambulance at Southwest Freeway and Wesleyan. An unidentified gunman ran the ambulance off the road and then forced the The ousted driver alerted police. Meanwhile, the female firefighter left in the back calmly deescalated the situation while tending to the patient . (RELATED: Insane Video Shows A Man Stopping An Alleged Burglar At Gunpoint ). “This is not part of their jobs to be kidnapped, to be

Police said the patient and firefighters were not hurt in the hijacking. Another ambulance arrived at the scene and continued to transport the patient.

Police told KHOU11 that the suspect may have been on drugs at the time of hijacking.

Newsweek has contacted the police for more comment.

Another hijacking incident occurred earlier in July in Alaska, where an 18-year-old tried to end his own life by taking control of a small plane and allegedly attempting to crash it during a flight

Jaden Lake-Kameroff was charged with terroristic threatening in the second degree, five counts of attempted assault in the first degree, and four counts of assault in the third degree, following the incident onboard a commercial flight between Bethel and Aniak on July 7.

According to Alaska State Troopers, Lake-Kameroff was on the flight with five other passengers when he got out of his seat and took control of the plane, causing the Cessna Caravan to nosedive.

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Southwest and Southeast officers just recovered a stolen HFD Ambulance at Southwest Freeway and Weslayan. HFD was transporting a patient to the hospital when a car ran the ambulance off the road and took the ambulance at gunpoint . The man opened fire on passing vehicles along the freeway, police said, but no one was hit, KTRK-TV reports. The suspect had threatened the paramedic attending to the patient in the back with the gun , KTRK reports. The paramedic then contacted dispatchers. MORE

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The pilot was fortunately able to retake control of the plane as the other passengers pulled Lake-Kameroff away. The 18-year-old was then subdued by the other passengers until the aircraft safely landed in Aniak.

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