St. George, Utah – After threats were made against employees, a Veteran’s health care clinic in St. George has shut down.
According to officials of VA Salt Lake City Health Care, the closure will last until further notice. Patients have been notified and appointments have been rescheduled.
After threats were made against employees and veterans, the clinic closed its doors for “safety reasons”.
Authorities have identified the suspect as Aaron David Kirschner.
Until further notice, clinic staff are asking veterans to avoid heading to the clinic.
“We will let you know when we are up and operational again,” officials say. “So sorry for the inconvenience. Please be patient as we try to get the clinic back up and running soon. The safety of everyone is our number one priority.”