Veteran Commits Suicide in Parking Lot of VA Hospital
A veteran committed suicide in the parking lot of a Long Island veteran’s hospital Sunday, the New York Times reported.
The Suffolk County Police Department told the Times that Peter A. Kaisen, 76, fatally shot himself in the parking lot of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center “where he had been a patient.”
Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a part of the Veterans Affairs medical system.
Two anonymous “people connected to the hospital” told the Times that Kaisen may have “been frustrated that he was unable to see an emergency-room physician for reasons related to his mental health.” – READ MORE