Hospital on lockdown following active shooter incident

13 September, 2017, 00:42 | Author: Dustin Murphy
  • Dartmoth-Hickock Medical Center is the biggest hospital in New Hampshire

Police want everyone to avoid the area of the hospital.

Hospital spokesman Mike Barwell says that Dartmouth-Hitchcock was locked down and that local and state police are on site. WMUR, a local TV station, though, reports there has been "no confirmation of shooting". It's not clear what the individual was doing at the hospital.

Lebanon police said Tuesday they are investigating reports of an active shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

No details about the person were released by Lebanon police, who said the person was apprehended about 2:27 p.m.

Police are not confirming whether anyone was shot but say they are still checking the scene for hazards.


As per reports, all workers received an email from the hospital about a "code silver" asking them to get out if possible or take shelter in place.

The hospital issued a "code silver" alert to employees, which alerts the possibility of somebody being violent with a weapon.

Stay with 22News and WWLP.com for the latest information, as it becomes available.

With state police and the attorney general are responding to the incident but are only go so far as to call the incident an "active investigation".

Dartmouth College, an Ivy League school, announced that classes have not been cancelled and the campus is operating normally.

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