GET WELL! EMT Rich McMahon was released from the hospital on Thursday, 1 day after being shot in his shoulder while treating an allegedly drunk and disorderly patient inside his ambulance on Staten Island.
An on-duty EMT was released from the hospital after being shot in his shoulder while treating an allegedly drunk and disorderly patient inside his ambulance on Staten Island Wednesday night.
When the driver of the ambulance pulled over, they say McCauley fled out the back door.He was quickly apprehended by a retired NYPD detective and off-duty Department of Sanitation lieutenant.McCauley was charged Thursday with assault on an EMT and criminal possession of a weapon.
McMahon was transported by his partner to Richmond University Medical Center, where he was treated and released Thursday to applause and cheers.McMahon's family has been told the bullet narrowly missed his heart, and not coincidentally, his mother posted on Facebook that he"has the biggest heart."Read more: Eyewitness News »
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I love the FDNY and EMT & Paramedic which is part of FDNY. Without them millions of people would be long dead by now. So glad EMT Rich McMahon ok going home to his loved ones & healthy. & thx to all medical staff in this country & around the world. You job is super important. .
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