Hospital In Lockdown After Reported Shooting

BREAKING: 'Gunman' on loose in hospital as police swoop to shooting reports

Report of active shooter at New Hampshire hospital

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital. The hospital was under lockdown and it wasn't clear if that was lifted.

The city's official website posted that a person was in custody who was believed to be involved in the shooting reports. Tweets began filtering in at around 1:45 p.m. on September 12 that there had been gunfire in the hospital's ICU.

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

"Code silver" indicates that a violent situation is unfolding.

Federal, state and local law enforcement officials are responding to reports of an active shooter at New Hampshire's largest hospital.

According to a tweet from hospital officials at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, police are now on site.

All schools in Lebanon were also placed on lockdown.

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

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