'Shooter' in custody after lock-down at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon

Report of active shooter at New Hampshire hospital

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center was locked down after reports of an active shooter on the hospital campus, according to a tweet from Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Lebanon police said that at 1.27pm Tuesday afternoon they received a report that gunman was seen at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

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

There was no confirmation that shots had been fired at the hospital, located near the Vermont border, about 105 miles northwest of Boston. There is now no confirmation that any shots were fired during the incident, though employees were told to either evacuate or shelter in place.




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

Lebanon and New Hampshire State police have been alerted and are on-site.

Reports from the area indicate that heavily armed police are on scene outside the hospital.

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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