Shot by patient, psychiatrist pulls gun and fires back, saving many lives, authorities say

A troubled mental patient with a substantial criminal history pulled out a gun Thursday during an appointment with his longtime psychiatrist at a Philadelphia area hospital and shot his caseworker to death, authorities said. But the toll could have been far worse if the psychiatrist, Dr. Lee Silverman, hadn’t ducked…

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Shot by patient, psychiatrist pulls gun and fires back, saving many lives, authorities say