'Shooter' in custody after lock-down at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon

There has been no confirmation of a shooting.

According to a staff alert from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the campus is now under a code silver. The hospital was under lockdown and it wasn't clear if that was lifted. An employee tells the station the incident was reported around 1:30 p.m.

Authorities were dispatched at the hospital and sent out an announcement that warned people to avoid the area, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the hospital.

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

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"Code silver" indicates that a violent situation is unfolding.

New Hampshire reporter Roger Carroll tweeted that "sources say father who shot and killed son and DH Newport location now locked down".

The college said uniformed officers are "sweeping" Dartmouth-Hitchcock facilities "to ensure the buildings are safe on the Lebanon campus".

Local 22 & Local 44 has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story when more information becomes available.

  • Douglas Reid