Shooting death at KC hospital ruled suicide

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City police say a man found shot to death in a hospital bed at Truman Medical Center committed suicide.
Police say a nurse who smelled a burning odor checked on the man Saturday morning. She discovered the 59-year-old man in bed bleeding from the nose. The smell was later determined to be gun powder.
Police spokesman Capt. Tye Grant says the man suffered from several serious illnesses.
A handgun was found under the man’s arm. Further details were not released.