A person allegedly threatened to “shoot up” a Bronx hospital on Wednesday and was arrested on gun possession expenses, police mentioned.
Christopher Mills, 18, of Mount Vernon, is accused of constructing the risk at Montefiore Medical Middle after not being allowed to go to his just-deceased grandmother due to COVID-19 protocols, police sources mentioned.
Hospital staffers instructed Mills to depart, however he refused and bought right into a heated argument, police mentioned.
“I’ll shoot up the hospital,” he allegedly mentioned, in line with police.
A hospital safety guard, who’s a retired member of the NYPD, known as police through the afternoon fracas.
Police arrived and arrested Mills. In addition they discovered a loaded pistol in his automobile, authorities mentioned.
Along with prison possession of a weapon, Mills was charged with prison trespass and making terroristic threats.