'Active Shooter Alert' Issued at New Hampshire Medical Center

13 September, 2017, 00:17 | Author: Bridget Leonard
  • Courtesy WCAX

Traffic in the area has been stopped on routes leading to the Hospital, Associated Press reported.

Police in Lebanon, New Hampshire are investigating an incident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital.

Latest: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital.

Lebanon and New Hampshire State police have been alerted and are on-site.


The Attorney General's office said this is an unfolding investigation and additional information will be provided as soon as possible while still protecting the integrity of the investigation.

Nearby Dartmouth College said on Twitter that police were searching for a 6-foot, 1-inch (1.85 m) tall man with salt and pepper blonde hair who was wearing a red camouflage shirt.

The hospital said in a statement the building is now on lockdown "following reports of an active shooter in the hospital". For emergency medical issues, please call 911.

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

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