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Patient Shot By Sheriff's Deputy Inside Harbor-UCLA Hospital Has Died

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Nicholas Burgos was described as a big-hearted, funny man who struggled with mental health and substance abuse. Photo courtesy of Benjamin Burgos
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A psychiatric patient shot last month by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance has died, according to his family.

Siblings of Nicholas Burgos say he died Nov. 1 after he was shot at nine times by a deputy on Oct. 6 while he was experiencing a psychiatric crisis.

"I know a lot of people think that he probably made it but he didn't," Burgos' younger brother, Benjamin, told LAist. "I don't think nobody can survive that."

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