Sandra Shells Wikipedia – Sandra Shells Bio
Sandra Shells was a Los Angeles nurse hospitalized Thursday after being attacked by a homeless man near Union Station. She has died from her injuries, reports said Sunday.
According to the Los Angeles Times, shells worked at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. The hospital remembered Shells as a tireless worker who will “always be remembered as a ‘kind, compassionate and giving nurse.’”
She was believed to be in her 60s or 70s.
The attack occurred just after 5 a.m. at a bus stop on East Chavez Avenue, Fox 11 reported. The nurse reportedly was struck in the head and fell to the ground. The station said she was rushed to the same hospital where she worked to undergo brain surgery.
The Times reported that Kerry Bell, 48, was arrested and booked on charges of attempted murder. ABC 7 reported that Bell was nabbed sleeping near the attack site. The paper, citing police, said his bail was set at $2 million.
“As a frontline essential worker, she helped save countless lives throughout the pandemic and it is a heartbreaking loss to lose a hero,” Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis said in a statement.