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Shooting At Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare Facility Where Rape Occurred

Hacienda HealthCare facility
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Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix.

Police say a shooting has occurred outside a long-term care facility in Phoenix where an incapacitated woman was raped last year.

Authorities say one person was detained at the scene Monday.

Hacienda HealthCare officials said in a statement the suspect is an employee's ex-spouse who showed up armed around 5:30 a.m.

An off-duty officer shot the suspect, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Hacienda, the shooting happened in a parking lot. They say the suspect never entered any building or had contact with any residents.

Phoenix police Sgt. Armando Carbajal said there were multiple rounds of gunfire, including while the suspect was on the ground.

“The suspect was immediately detained, transported to a local hospital by the fire department, where he’s in extremely critical condition at this point.”

Carbajal said the person the shooter was targeting was unharmed. 

The facility is staffed with off-duty police officers.

Officials say the shooting was captured on a security camera. The footage will be turned over to police.

Hacienda has been struggling since news surfaced that a patient was raped and then gave birth in December.

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