Diabetic, Wheelchair-bound Patient Dumped at DTLA Homeless Shelter

Rev. Andy Bales with Union Rescue Mission described it as “almost attempted murder” because “a diabetic cannot survive without medication.”

Bales says this isn’t the first time the mission has had a problem with hospital dumping.

In 2008 the mission set up a camera and caught several hospitals and care facilities dropping off their disabled patients at the shelter, many without their consent.

“They are supposed to care for them, not dump them on the streets when they can’t pay or they get tired of them,” Bales said.

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