Man shot by police at Bay Pines VA Hospital - FOX 13 News

Man shot by police at Bay Pines VA Hospital

Posted: Updated:
ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) -

A man was shot by police during a confrontation in the emergency room at Bay Pines VA Medical Center Friday night.

The FBI has identified him as 68-year-old Vincent Young of St. Petersburg.

A witness told FOX 13 that the man waved a knife and claimed to have a bomb.

Police say he became combative, which is when they shot him. 

The man later died. 

The hospital was shut down while the bomb squad searched it.  They didn't find a bomb.

Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices