Gunman in Custody After Shooting at NH Hospital

Patient killed by son at New Hampshire hospital, authorities say

The Lebanon Police Department is asking people to avoid the area while roads around the hospital have been closed.

Lebanon police said Tuesday there were reports of an active shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the state's largest hospital.

A silver SUV at the entrance of the hospital's campus was surrounded by police after the hospital was locked down following the reports of an active shooter. Police flooded the scene and reports of a suspect in custody started coming in about an hour after the first reports of the incident.

Several witnesses driving along Interstate I-89 reported seeing heavy State Police presence at all exits.

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"Police were looking for a man described as 6'1" tall, with salt and pepper blonde hair, wearing a red camoflage shirt and may be carrying a camoflage backpack as well, according to Dartmouth College in neighboring Hanover.

The active-shooter alert forced authorities to issue evacuation and shelter-in-place orders. DCMS followed up with a report that police were sweeping the campus, with more info to come.

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.

This a developing story.

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