Man who fired gun in Henderson hospital gets probation
Posted June 27, 2013
Henderson, N.C. — A Henderson man who fired a gun inside Maria Parham Medical Center three months ago was placed on probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to lesser charges, authorities said.
Jan-Michael Vincent Lassiter, 29, of 106 Gwynn Pond Road, pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon and injury to personal property. Charges of discharging a firearm into occupied property and going armed to the terror of the public were dropped as part of a plea agreement.
Lassiter was placed on probation for 18 months and was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service and to pay $450 in restitution to the hospital.
The gun was fired in a restroom in the hospital emergency room. No one was injured.