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Active shooter reported at New Hampshire's biggest hospital

Active shooter reported at New Hampshire's biggest hospital”

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

Police are investigating a report of an active shooter situation at a New Hampshire hospital.

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

New Hampshire reporter Roger Carroll tweeted that "sources say father who shot and killed son and DH Newport location now locked down". Special agents from ATF's Boston office and representatives of the New Hampshire attorney general's office, including state police, also responded to the scene.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital. The main campus was not placed on lockdown.

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"Police are 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. Witnesses said via Twitter they had heard gunshots in the hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) ward.

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.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

No further information was immediately available.



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