'Active Shooter Alert' Issued at New Hampshire Medical Center

1 in custody in connection to reports of shooter at hospital

Special agents from ATF's Boston office and representatives of the New Hampshire attorney general's office, including state police, are also responding to the scene. Several social media reports indicate one person has been shot.

An unofficial source inside the hospital confirmed that there was an active shooting alert issued, but no confirmation as yet as to what the actual situation is.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center was placed on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of an active shooter at the New Hampshire hospital, Dartmouth University said.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital. An employee tells the station the incident was reported around 1:30 p.m.

Lebanon police said as of 2:57 p.m. a person believed to be involved in the incident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center has been taken into police custody.

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

Police say they are investigating reports of an active shooter at New Hampshire's largest hospital.

The university urged people to avoid the area until further notice.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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