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A man was arrested on a number of charges after going on a rampage in a hospital emergency room on Saturday June 8, 2019. 

Kyle Cahill, 29, fought with staff at Roper Hospital in Charleston, SC, including a security guard.

In the midst of a mental evaluation medical treatment Kyle began swinging his arms and spitting at hospital staff. Kyle then took a taser gun from a hospital security guard’s holster and fired it at a female nurse, hitting the nurse. 

During the struggle, Kyle bit another female nurse in the emergency room. 

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Kyle is homeless and was charged with public disorderly conduct and two counts of third-degree assault and battery. 

Hospital Vice President Anthony Jackson said:

“Anyone who assaults a police officer, teacher or lawmaker faces harsher consequences. Healthcare workers deserve the same kind of protection."