Suspect in Custody After 'Active Shooter Situation' at Hospital

At least one person was killed at Little Rock-area facility
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 28, 2022 2:06 PM CDT

Police in Arkansas say a suspect is in custody and at least one person is dead after reports of an "active shooter situation" at a Little Rock-area hospital. Authorities say officers secured the CHI St. Vincent North hospital in Sherwood after a lockdown Wednesday morning, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports. The Little Rock Police Department said in a tweet that the suspect was detained at an Exxon station. Hospital employees said the shooting happened on the building's fourth floor, reports THV11. It's not clear whether the victim was a patient or a hospital employee. (More Arkansas stories.)

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