Police searching for suspect after shooting locks down Houston hospital

Police are on the scene of an active shooter situation at a Housotn hospital

Officials said the shooting happened on the second floor of the hospital, but there was no report if anyone was injured.

Just before 1:45 p.m., Houston police tweeted that there were no injures reported.

According to the Twitter account of Chief Art Acevedo, no victims have been located as of this writing, and no shooter has been located inside the Houston hospital as of this time.

Baylor College of Medicine sent the following alert: "Active shooter situation at Ben Taub Hospital".

The Chronicle reported that police and SWAT teams were at the scene.

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The police, some in body armour and armed with assault rifles, have formed a perimeter around the Ben Taub Hospital's grounds. If at Ben Taub, follow emergency response guidelines of the hospital.

A Texas hospital was placed on lockdown and evacuated on Tuesday afternoon after cops received calls of an active shooter - who was reportedly barricaded inside.

Police have not confirmed an active shooter.

Dozens of patients on gurneys were seen being wheeled out to a waiting box truck where they appeared to be receiving treatment.

Several people have gathered outside the hospital.

This is a developing story.



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