Oct 24, 2013 9:35 PM by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News

Man with gun arrested outside Atascadero State Hospital

Officials with the California Department of State Hospitals say a man was arrested outside Atascadero State Hospital on Wednesday.

They say it happened in the parking lot. The man reportedly showed a gun to an employee who had asked him to stop smoking.

State officials say no one was injured in the incident and hospital police took the man into custody.

They say he was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of bringing a firearm onto the grounds of a prison, threatening crime with intent to terrorize, and brandishing a firearm.



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