Nurse attacked at Cornwall hospital: police

CORNWALL, Ont. – A Cornwall man is facing a charge of attempted murder after a dramatic attack at the Cornwall Community Hospital. City police say a patient at the hospital on McConnell Ave. struck a male nurse several times with a metal bar and threatened to kill him. Police were contacted shortly after the attack on Saturday and a city man was taken into custody. The nurse suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Lauzon is being held for a bail hearing. He’s charged with attempted murder, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon, threats and breaching a court order to keep the peace.

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