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Suspect dead, situation ‘contained’ after shooting at New Hampshire State Hospital – ABC News

Published November 17, 2023 By admin

One person was killed after a gunman opened fire in the lobby of a New Hampshire hospital on Friday, police said.The suspect was shot and killed by a responding state trooper, police said.Police work at the scene of a shooting at New Hampshire Hospital, Nov. 17, 2023.Geoff Forester/The Concord Monitor via APThe shooting was reported around 3:40 p.m. at New Hampshire State Hospital in Concord, police said.The situation has been “contained,” according to the state’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office.”The scene remains active,” the Homeland Security and Emergency Management office said.The shooting occurred entirely in the lobby of the hospital, according to New Hampshire State Police Director Col. Mark Hall.The suspect shot one person, and a responding state trooper assigned to the hospital shot and killed the suspect, Hall said.The victim was administered CPR on site and transported to Concord Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, Hall said. Police are working to notify the victim’s family.In this screen grab from a video, first responder vehicles are shown at the scene of a shooting in Concord, N.H., on Nov. 17, 2023.WMURAll patients are safe, Hall said.”The scene remains active as one suspicious vehicle has been located,” Hall told reporters during a briefing Friday.The vehicle is being investigated by a bomb squad, Hall said.New Hampshire Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Weaver said at the scene she was “shocked and saddened” by the incident.The hospital is open to patients but currently closed to visitors, Weaver said. A call center will be set up for families to reach patients, she said.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.



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