Armed inmate killed, hostage rescued at hospital

Hostage situation underway at Delnor Hospital

Hostage situation underway at Delnor Hospital

The emergency room was cleared but patients elsewhere in the hospital were not evacuated. A female nurse who was taken hostage survived, police said, and was with family Saturday evening. While the specifics were still under investigation, McMahon said Salter moved down to the ground floor to a small room near the hospital's emergency room, taking another nurse into custody.

Officials at the hospital and the sheriff's office did not immediately respond to requests for details.

The main hospital was put on lockdown and no patients were in danger.

The inmate, Tywon Salters, 22, of Chicago was fatally shot after negotiations broke down inside Delnor Hospital in Geneva, said Patrick Gengler, spokesman for the Kane County, Illinois, Sheriff's Department.

The second nurse was "extremely emotional and upset" following the shooting, but appeared to be physically OK, Gengler said.

Kane County sheriff's spokesman Lt.

Gengler says Saturday's standoff was contained to one section of the emergency room.

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The hospital employee is now being examined at Delnor hospital, said Lt.

Tywon Salters, 21, of Chicago had been at the hospital receiving treatment since May 8.

State police will investigate the use of force, according to the statement.

Gengler said the female employee is with her family and being treated at the hospital.

A woman on the hospital's third floor reported that she was safe on Twitter.

Media reports had said earlier that no one was injured during the incident. "We work closely with our partners in law enforcement so we are prepared".

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