1 person in custody after active shooter situation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

1 person in custody after active shooter situation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

WMUR reports that there has been no official confirmation of shots fired but the hospital has issued an "active shooter alert".

Hospital employees received an alert warning them of an active shooter in the level 4 south intensive care unit and told them to shelter in place, the Valley News of Lebanon reports. The hospital was under lockdown and it wasn't clear if that was lifted.

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

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital.

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

The Federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Vermont state police assisted New Hampshire and local police.

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 college said uniformed officers are "sweeping" Dartmouth-Hitchcock facilities "to ensure the buildings are safe on the Lebanon campus".

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