ABC Re-Airs Grey's Episode About Hospital Shooting...

...right after real Johns Hopkins shooting
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 17, 2010 9:35 AM CDT
ABC Airs Grey's Episode on Johns Hopkins Shooting...
In this image released by ABC, actress Ellen Pompeo, is shown playing Meredith Grey in a scene from ABC's, "Grey's Anatomy."   (AP Photo/ABC, Michael Desmond)

Probably not ABC’s best idea ever: On the day a man shot a doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital before killing himself and his mother, the station’s Baltimore affiliate aired a Grey’s Anatomy re-run … about a man who goes on a shooting spree at the hospital. At least WMAR-TV ran text at the bottom of the screen warning viewers the Grey’s storyline contained “events similar” to those “that happened today at Hopkins,” the Baltimore Sun reports.
(More Johns Hopkins Hospital stories.)

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