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Friday, April 15, 2011

#EMS News: Gunshot Victim Left With AMR and Oakland Fire Paramedics

2 leave dying man with paramedics, drive off

Henry K. Lee
Friday, April 15, 2011

(04-14) 10:22 PDT OAKLAND -- A man with gunshot wounds died after two companions dropped him off with paramedics on an Oakland street, police said Thursday.

The two men drove up to Oakland firefighters and American Medical Response paramedics near the corner of 17th Avenue and International Boulevard about 8 p.m. Wednesday, pulled the victim from their car and asked for help, then left, police said.

The paramedics had been working on an unrelated call. They took the man to Highland Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

Police did not have details about the shooting.

Source article: sfgate.com Link

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