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Police: 2 shot at Conn. hospital, suspect arrested

Police: Conn. hospital employee shot 2 supervisors, arrested outside mile away By The Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) ' Police say a Connecticut hospital employee shot and wounded two supervisors amid a dispute over a disciplinary issue.

New Britain Police Chief John Gagliardi says 65-year-old Victor Valcarcel Sr. was arrested at his home without incident a mile away from the hospital.

Gagliardi says the two victims are in serious but stable condition at a hospital in Hartford.

The shootings took place late Wednesday afternoon at the Hospital for Special Care, a private nonprofit facility specializing in rehabilitation and long-term acute care.

A helicopter with a search light flew over the hospital as police cars and ambulances responded to the shooting.

A hospital spokeswoman said Valcarcel is a maintenance worker at the hospital. Officials say there had been a dispute with his supervisors but no further details were immediately available.

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