Illinois inmate shot in standoff was treated for eating shoe

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — Officials say an inmate who took a nurse hostage at a suburban Chicago hospital was being treated for eating plastic off a sandal from his jail uniform. Tywon M. Salters was fatally shot by police Saturday during the standoff at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. Kane County Coroner Rob Russell said Monday that the preliminary cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the head.