NC man charged for assaulting EMT
EMTs were aiding his girlfriend's unknown medical condition when the man became combative and lashed out
By EMS1 Staff
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A man was arrested Sunday morning after he assaulted an EMT who was trying to help his girlfriend in a medical emergency.
WECT reported that when EMTs arrived at the house for an unknown medical problem, Miguel Dukes was doing CPR on his girlfriend. Officials said Dukes became aggressive when officers asked questions and assaulted an EMT, according to the report.
Police took Dukes into custody and found a revolver in a backpack he was carrying, according to the report. He was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and assaulting emergency personnel, according to the report.
The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.