'Active Shooter Alert' Issued at New Hampshire Medical Center

'Active Shooter Alert' Issued at New Hampshire Medical Center

'Active Shooter Alert' Issued at New Hampshire Medical Center

Lebanon police in New Hampshire told Fox News they received "reports of shots fired", but did not confirm there was a shooter in the building.

Police in New Hampshire on Tuesday took into custody a suspect linked to an active shooting report at Dartmouth-Hitchcock hospital, a spokesman for the Lebanon, New Hampshire, police department said.

The hospital said it's assessing the situation and that Lebanon and N.H. State Police are on-site.

The university urged people to avoid the area until further notice.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is New Hampshire's largest hospital, and is located in the west-central portion of the state.

Police flooded the scene and reports of a suspect in custody started coming in about an hour after the first reports of the incident.

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.

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.

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