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delnor nurses: unshackling inmate released 'a wolf into a pen of unsuspecting lambs'

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delnor nurses: unshackling inmate released 'a wolf into a pen of unsuspecting lambs'

lawyers for four geneva hospital nurses allege that unshackling a patient while he was in kane county custody was like "releasing a wolf into a pen of unsuspecting lambs," according to court documents.the nurses, along with a patient who filed a separate suit, are trying to convince a federal judge not to dismiss their lawsuits over a may 13 hostage standoff at northwestern medicine delnor hospital led by a patient and kane county inmate who got a handgun from a corrections officer assigned to guard him at the hospital. the patient, tywon salters, raped one of the nurses before a swat officer fatally shot him, according to court records. the agencies in september asked for the suit to be dismissed, arguing the nurses' complaint fails to state a federal constitutional claim. the nurses' lawyers, however, say their due process rights were violated when they were put in danger. the nurses argue that they were safer before the officer removed a restraint that secured salters to his bed.unshackling salters, which allowed him to roam the hospital with a gun he took from the officer, was like "releasing a wolf into a pen of unsuspecting lambs," according to the response.the second lawsuit states that a patient in a third-floor room down the hall from salters has suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and is afraid to return to any medical facility for unrelated medical treatment. her complaint similarly seeks compensatory and punitive damages, court costs, attorney fees ...