2 shot at Birmingham hospital, suspect dead: Police

The suspect is deceased, police said.

March 14, 2018, 9:49 PM

Two people were shot at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, this evening, police said.

Police responded to a call of a reported shooting at UAB Highlands Hospital, Birmingham police Lt. Pete Williston said in a press conference. They located the two victims and then proceeded to search the hospital.

PHOTO: Police respond to a report of an active shooter at UAB Highlands Hospital in Birmingham Ala., on March 14, 2018.
Police respond to a report of an active shooter at UAB Highlands Hospital in Birmingham Ala., on March 14, 2018.
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The suspect was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Williston said.

There is no additional threat to the public, police said.

PHOTO: Police respond to a report of an active shooter at UAB Highlands Hospital in Birmingham Ala., on March 14, 2018.
Police respond to a report of an active shooter at UAB Highlands Hospital in Birmingham Ala., on March 14, 2018.
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The victims were listed as being in critical condition.

Further details were not immediately available.

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