An East Meadow teen was arrested and charged with possessing a loaded, illegal handgun inside a hospital, Nassau County police said.
Pouchino Alexandre, 17, was admitted to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow on Sunday evening after having a seizure at a fast-food restaurant, police said on Tuesday. While detectives were investigating, Alexandre was found to have a loaded and defaced handgun, police said.
Police charged Alexandre with three counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one count of criminal possession of a firearm.
His arraignment will be held "when medically practical," police said. Police did not provide further information.