Police officer and security guard shot at Nepean Hospital

By Megan Levy
Updated January 13 2016 - 9:46am, first published 9:30am
Senior Constable Luke Warburton, pictured with his dog Chuck, is in a critical but stable condition. Photo: David Darcy
Senior Constable Luke Warburton, pictured with his dog Chuck, is in a critical but stable condition. Photo: David Darcy
A police officer and security guard became involved in an altercation  with a man at Nepean Hospital in Penrith after receiving reports a doctor had been threatened with scissors. Photo: Wolter Peeters
A police officer and security guard became involved in an altercation with a man at Nepean Hospital in Penrith after receiving reports a doctor had been threatened with scissors. Photo: Wolter Peeters
Senior Constable Luke Warburton and his dog Chuck were involved in the arrest of Malcolm Naden in 2012. Photo: David Darcy
Senior Constable Luke Warburton and his dog Chuck were involved in the arrest of Malcolm Naden in 2012. Photo: David Darcy
HSU secretary Gerard Hayes speaks to the media outside Nepean Hospital. Photo: Rachel Olding
HSU secretary Gerard Hayes speaks to the media outside Nepean Hospital. Photo: Rachel Olding
Police cars outside Nepean Hospital. Photo: Rachel Olding
Police cars outside Nepean Hospital. Photo: Rachel Olding

A man arrested over a double shooting inside Nepean Hospital's emergency department overnight was allegedly holding a pair of scissors to the throat of a female doctor before he shot a police officer and a security guard, a witness says.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area

Get the latest Wollongong news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.