Dartmouth hospital locked down after report of shooting

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon N.H. Image Courtesy Ken Gallagher via Wikimedia Commons

Authorities were dispatched at the hospital and sent out an announcement that warned people to avoid the area, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the hospital.

Police are investigating a report of an active shooter situation at a New Hampshire hospital.

The hospital has been placed on lockdown with those inside being told to shelter-in-place.

The city's official website posted that a person was in custody who was believed to be involved in the shooting reports.

As quoted by AP, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center spokesman Mike Barwell said that the hospital is "currently locked down".

Police in the town of Lebanon confirmed that one suspect was arrested shortly before 3 p.m., 90 minutes after the initial alert.

Several witnesses driving along Interstate I-89 reported seeing heavy State Police presence at all exits. The federal bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Vermont state police assisted New Hampshire and local police.

The Attorney General's office said this is an unfolding investigation and additional information will be provided as soon as possible while still protecting the integrity of the investigation.

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