Statement regarding December 19, 2019 shooting incident in Westerly, RI

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Westerly, RI (Dec. 19, 2019) – Officials at Westerly Hospital have confirmed that the hospital received one victim of the December 19, 2019 shooting incident in Westerly, Rhode Island. The patient was initially treated at the hospital and then transferred to Yale New Haven Hospital. The hospital’s emergency department is transitioning to normal operations.

Westerly Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, is a 125-bed hospital that has been providing residents of southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services in a community hospital setting for more than 90 years. Westerly Hospital patients receive the finest quality treatment in the following areas of care: emergency, medical, surgical, radiology, laboratory and rehabilitative services. The hospital also offers heart and vascular care, interventional pain management, wound care, pulmonary rehabilitation services, inpatient geriatric psychiatric care and comprehensive cancer care provided through the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center. All inpatient rooms are private. westerlyhospital.org

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