Police said a man was arrested after bringing a gun into Tehachapi Hospital

TEHACHAPI, Calif. - A man was arrested after bringing a gun into Tehachapi Hospital Saturday night, police said.

Around 9:30 p.m. last night 21-year-old Richard Martinez walked into the hospital wrapped in a blanket and asked to use the bathroom, Tehachapi Police Sergeant Kevin Paille told 23ABC.

Sergeant Paille said Martinez was carrying either a shotgun or a rifle and started asking suspicious questions so employees called police.

Martinez then took off and was later found hiding behind some buildings where he was arrested, Sergeant Paille said. 

The gun he was carrying is still missing but no one was hurt, Sergeant Paille said.

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