The police in Alabama said a gunman opened fire at the UAB Highlands hospital in Birmingham on Wednesday night, leaving two employees injured.
(WBRC Fox 6)
A man is dead and another is in critical condition after a gunman opened fire in an Alabama hospital for fatally shooting himself, police said early Thursday morning.
The episode, WBRC Fox 6 reported, took place on the second floor of UAB Highlands Hospital about 7 hours A gunman allegedly shot two male hospital employees before you get the gun on himself.
The active shooter situation at UAB Highlands is over, and UAB Police have issued an all clear. Shooter has been subdued. Updates to follow.
— UAB (@UABNews) March 15, 2018
“A victim is in stable condition,” Birmingham police Lt. Peter Williston said early Thursday morning. “Unfortunately, I have the report of the second victim did not survive and was pronounced died during a surgery,” he said.
Captain H. R. Waton of Birmingham Fire and Rescue told reporters all three people involved were seriously injured, according to the news station.
He added that the officials are not clear what the connection between the three individuals involved, adding that the police “still have a lot to find out.”
UAB Highlands is a campus of UAB Hospital, which is part of the medical school of the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
UAB tweeted late Wednesday that all operations are planned for Thursday, where the shooting took place, were cancelled.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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