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Alleged Patient Kills Helper and Injures Two Others

Are you able to make sense of the tragic death of a Md. firefighter-paramedic who was killed after forcing entry to access a man believed to be unresponsive by his brother?

I made an effort to make sense of a tragic death and the disparity between how a Md. man is free without charges after killing a paramedic and a Penn. man is in jail and charged with assault for grabbing an EMT by the balls.

I don’t get it. Do you?

Read more: Rapid Response: Resident shoots at responders, killing a paramedic and injuring a firefighter

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.