An incident in which a North Carolina police officer was called to an operating room to safely remove an unexploded bomb from a man's neck underscores the need for regular coordination between healthcare and law enforcement.
The patient was taken to the emergency room on September 15 with what was believed to be a gunshot wound to the neck. An X-ray and further evaluation once law enforcement personnel were called in revealed that it was actually a homemade explosive device that had not detonated. (Source: ABC News)
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