John Shick

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Lawyers Get $508K In Parents’ Western Psych Shooting Settlement

A judge has awarded $508,000 to the attorneys who represented the parents of a therapist fatally shot at a Pittsburgh psychiatric hospital.

06/24/2014

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Western Psych Shooting Suit Plaintiffs To Share $500K

Victims of a shooting rampage at a University of Pittsburgh psychiatric clinic will share a $500,000 settlement from the deceased gunman’s estate.

05/05/2014

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Mother Of Western Psych Shooter Gives Deposition In Lawsuit

The mother of the Western Psych shooter is being sued by several victims after they say she failed to commit her son.

12/05/2013

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Security Changes Being Put In Place 1 Year After Western Psych Shooting

It’s been one year since terror struck at Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute when a gunman opened fire. Out of that tragedy, many questions arose. Why did this happen? And could it be prevented from happening again?

03/08/2013

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Blog of John Shick’s Parents Gives Insight to Shootings

John Shick’s parents were on a boat when he went on a shooting spree at Western psych- and they blog about finding out about their infamous son’s deeds/

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County Investigates Effort To Commit Western Psych Shooter

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is promising a full investigation following allegations that a county mental health employee refused to admit Western Psych killer John Shick for treatment.

04/13/2012

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DA Takes Closer Look At Western Psych Shooting Spree

John Shick was mentally ill, angry, seeking revenge and on the wrong medications – a man who needed to be committed to a mental hospital. That’s what a UPMC doctor who felt threatened by Shick believed when he tried to commit Shick for treatment two weeks before the shooting at Western Psych and couldn’t.

04/12/2012

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DA Calls For Security Review At All Local Hospitals

When John Shick entered Western Psychiatric Institute earlier this month, he commenced firing within 30 seconds — first hitting a security guard and receptionist at the onset of his rampage.

03/30/2012

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Western Psych Shooting Renews Debate Over Mentally Ill’s Access To Guns

When John Shick entered Western Psych he was armed with a box of ammunition and two handguns, which were later found by his prone body.

03/29/2012

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DA On Western Psych Gunman: Warning Signs Missed

Investigators detailed a series of warning signs that Western Psych gunman John Shick had grown dangerous which they say were ignored.

03/28/2012

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Detectives Heading To California Over Western Psych Shooting

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, two homicide detectives from Pittsburgh are now heading to California to talk with a doctor who may have tried to warn a UPMC doctor about Western Psych shooter John Shick.

03/28/2012

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UPMC Remembers Victims Of Western Psych Tragedy

One week following the shooting spree at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic that killed one person and injured seven others, UPMC took time to remember.

03/15/2012

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Rants Found In Western Psych Gunman’s Apartment

Sources close to the Western Psych shooting investigation describe the gunman’s apartment as a trove of madness and hate. News of the findings has shaken the Royal York apartment building in Oakland.

03/14/2012

Schaab Memorial Fund

Friends of the Schaab family have set up a memorial fund through GiveForward.com.

03/13/2012

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Funeral Held For Western Psych Shooting Victim

The funeral for a young man who was killed during a shooting at Western Psych last week was held Tuesday morning.

03/13/2012

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