Police in Houston, Texas responded to reports of an active shooter at Ben Taub Hospital. The hospital was placed on lockdown, and some patients were evacuated. No suspect or evidence of the shooting have been found, HPD Chief Art Acevedo told reporters.
Officers are searching the hospital, but have not found any victims so far, the Houston Police Department said. “We have not found the suspect, and we have not found evidence of an active shooter,” Chief Art Acevedo told reporters at 3:15pm local time.
Breaking News: Ben Taub Hospital in Houston is on lockdown after reports of a shooting. pic.twitter.com/2Vb2IL19Gt
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According to a tweet by the Houston Police Department, officers are searching the hospital, but have not found any victims so far.
Officers in the process of searching the hospital; no reports of injuries at this time #hounews
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) February 21, 2017
— John D. Harden (@Jdharden) February 21, 2017
“All patients and employees [are] safe at this point,” Houston PD chief Art Acevedo tweeted, adding that no victims have been located, but the search continues.