Shooting Investigation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Lebanon, N.H. -

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Update: 6:47 p.m. Law enforcement sources say the suspect that was taken into custody is from Rhode Island.  Law enforcement says the shooting was not considered random. 

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Update at 5:00 p.m.:  During a press update New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, the Lebanon Police Department said authorities received a report of a shooting at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at 1:25p.m.

Authorities say the “incident” took place in the Intensive care unit on the fourth floor of the hospital’s north building. A suspect was apprehended without incident as he was leaving the hospital.

There will be more briefings possibly on Tuesday evening. 

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UPDATE:  Lebanon Police confirm that a male suspect has been taken into custody.  Officials say police are still sweeping the area.

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According to a staff alert from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the campus is currently under a code silver. A code silver is a active shooter. Employees were asked to evacuate if they felt safe doing so.

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

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.

Officials say Hanover and Lebanon Police Departments are on scene.

Local 22 & Local 44 has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story when more information becomes available. 


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