Patient Attacks Nurses With HIV Blood

An HIV patient is accused of using her own blood to attack two nurses in Longview. It happened at Good Shepherd hospital back on September 11th. Police say 27 year old Elisa Dickey was being treated for seizures when she became violent.

Dickey allegedly "bit" her own tongue and spit blood at the nurses. She was arrested Thursday and charged with second degree felony assault, and could face a penalty of 20 years in prison. She is being held in the Gregg county jail on 40-thousand dollars bond.