There was a shooting at a New Hampshire state psychiatric hospital on Friday. The police announced that one person and the perpetrator of the shooting died as a result. “The situation has been brought under control in the front lobby,” Col. Mark Hall said, adding that all hospital patients were safe.
A person injured in a shooting at a mental hospital in Concord, New Hampshire, has died after being taken to another hospital. The attacker was shot by a policeman who was on duty at the entrance to the hospital, local authorities reported.
Shooting in Concord
According to the agency, the victim was attacked in the hospital lobby. – Today there was a shooting at the New Hampshire State Hospital, the situation has been brought under control in the front lobby – said Col. Mark Hall, adding that all hospital patients are safe.
Initially, the services provided information about victims in the plural. However, state governor Chris Sununu did not mention any victims – apart from the dead perpetrator – in a later statement.
– The state was immediately mobilized, and emergency services and police are on the spot – said the politician. However, he did not provide any details about the incident.
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