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She told them she’d been shot and needed to get to a hospital.
The strangers took her in and put pressure on her stomach wound, and the quick-thinking cab driver knew not to take her to the nearest hospital but to University Medical Center, the only Level I trauma center in the state.
Witnesses told an inquiry that her tone towards the distressed pensioner was, “nasty and abrupt.” She also described another elderly resident as a “vile little man,” within earshot of him and others and “regularly” deprived pensioners of dessert, giving out two courses instead of three.The inquiry was told Ms Price had expressed remorse for her actions and had worked as a registered nurse for the past two years, “without incident.” Lesley Carcary of Action on Elder Abuse said: ”Mrs Price engaged in a number of aggressive, threatening and demeaning behaviours towards five vulnerable residents for whom she had a duty of care towards.“Sadly, this kind of appalling behaviour towards vulnerable people happens all too often, whether by care home staff, home carers, health professionals or even their own family.She underwent surgery to have her colon and small intestine resectioned, meaning portions were removed. “I felt this force in my stomach and I knew that I had gotten shot.” When the gunfire ripped into her, “it felt like a huge baseball, just the force of it going through my stomach.” She could see that her leg had been “fileted open,” she said, and she recalled taking off her flannel shirt to tightly wrap the leg.Then there are the memories of how it happened and how one night out with friends at a concert turned into a siege. As Vanderstay spoke, her words turn clipped and chaotic, echoing the frenzy of that night.
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