John Shick – Western Psychiatric shooting (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Last modified July 15, 2015


John Shick (Western Psychiatric shooting, 2012) – opened fire, killing one and wounding five others before being shot and killed by police at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on March 8, 2012. Shick, 31, was a patient at the hospital. Upon searching his apartment, police found handwritten complaints about his medical treatment including various misdiagnoses from doctors at the clinic. Police also discovered 43 medications ranging from psychotropic drugs to pain pills to erectile dysfunction tablets that had been prescribed by about a dozen doctors.