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"Code Silver," mass shooting drill held at ERHC Tuesday

June 4, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen St. Marys City Police and Ridgway Borough Police Officers respond to reports of a shooter inside Elk Regional Health Center Tuesday. It was all part of the hospital's emergency preparedness drill.

ST. MARYS – At 6 p.m. on Tuesday evening, police and tactical officers poured into Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys in response to reports of a man with a gun and eight shot inside a wing of the hospital. It was all part of ERHC's emergency preparedness drill, part of ongoing efforts to bolster procedures in the event of an actual emergency.

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