Ex-janitor of Staten Island hospital returns with bat to attack boss
Leon Morris, 55, was accused of attacking his former supervisor with a baseball bat.
Morris who was recently fired went to the second floor and attacked 58-year-old
Giovanna Palumbo Morris has been charged Morris with assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon
Undergoing a psychiatric evaluation
A janitor fired from a hospital in New York returned for retribution. When Leon Morris was let go from his job as a janitor at Staten Island hospital, he blamed his superiors for the incident. On Sunday 55-year-old Morris showed up there with a metal baseball bat and cracked a former supervisor’s skull, police sources said.
The ex-janitor was let go from Staten Island University Hospital a few days ago and returned about 5 p.m. Sunday, intent on settling the scores
The sources said he went to the second floor and attacked Giovanna Palumbo, 58, who was one of his supervisors. Morris believed she had him fired, it is alleged. The victim is expected to survive.
The hospital acknowledged the attack Sunday night and said Palumbo was in stable condition.
Morris has been charged with assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon. He is currently undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
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