Dartmouth hospital locked down after report of shooting

Lebanon NH- 9/12/2017- Crime scene tape was placed around a silver  grey Ford Escape where a suspect in an active shooter incident at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center was arrested today. The alleged shooter was apprehended without incident by Lebanon

People were told to avoid the area, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the hospital.

In a statement a hospital spokesman, Mike Barwell, said, "Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital".

The Federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Vermont state police assisted New Hampshire and local police.

"Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital", the facility said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

As per police, they are investigating reports of the active shooter.

Lebanon NH- 9/12/2017- Manuel Bermudez a surgical tech who works in the operating room at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center at far right and other employees wait for news after evacuating the hospital on reports of an active shooter.- (Barry Chin
Dartmouth hospital locked down after report of shooting

Several witnesses driving along Interstate I-89 reported seeing heavy State Police presence at all exits.

One person is in custody after an active-shooter report at a New Hampshire hospital, according to the city's website.

Hospital officials sent a statement to Local 22 & Local 44 saying the campus is on lockdown and a shelter in place order has been issued.

No further information was immediately available, but the investigation remains ongoing.

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