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.

5th Grade is at Ben Taub Hospital sharing their artwork with the Cariogy Clinic!

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.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

Ten tips that help to win
Tip # 2 You need to find out as much information as you can on the online casino before you will give away your money. Unlikely you will want to swim in the dark pond if you have no idea what is waiting for you below the surface.

Two Found Dead in Peabody, Massachusetts House at 'Messy' Murder Scene
Essex District Attorney Jon Blodgett told reporters on Sunday that X-ray equipment and K-9 units were being brought to the scene. Earlier in the day, Monahan said it was not clear how many victims there were, but that she believed it was more than one.

WhatsApp reinvents status feature to celebrate 8th anniversary
The Status tool will let people share photos, videos and animated GIFs with friends, all of which will disappear after 24 hours. In reality, it seems to more be a move to push non-permanent photo sharing across as many Facebook apps as possible.

Odds and predictions for the Bayern Munich against Gunners
This season he brought 17 goals in the league matches. - Key man for Bayern is probably Robert Lewandowski this season. It will be 16 round of Champions League, and Gunners definitely hope to beat their rivals and make revenge.

Other news