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Driver Accused of Injuring Police Officers Released From Hospital

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    Driver Accused of Injuring Police Officers Released From Hospital

    Prosecutors say a driver accused of injuring four Philadelphia police officers before he was shot by police has been released from a hospital.

    The Philadelphia Daily News reports that 47-year-old Rudolph Keitt Jr. is now being held at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Holmesburg.

    Authorities allege that Keitt hit a wall May 12, then struggled with responding officers and drove off, striking three officers and injuring a fourth two miles away before he was shot.

    Defense attorney Brian Mildenberg asked Monday that he be transferred to a mental hospital, saying he believes his client has "acute schizophrenia,"

    Four Philly Officers Out of Hospital After Hit-and-Run in Olney

    [PHI] Four Philadelphia Officers Out of Hospital After Hit-and-Run in Olney
    Rudolph Keitt is accused of hitting the four police officers. He is in the hospital after police said officers shot him.
    (Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015)

    Prosecutors sought a psychiatric exam, calling the defendant a "threat to society." The judge ordered such an exam and said he would decide on the transfer request after that is done.