CONCORD, NH – There was a shooting at New Hampshire State Hospital in Concord Friday afternoon, leaving “multiple victims,” state police said. Authorities say the suspect is dead and the situation is now “under control.”
The New Hampshire Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management said at 4 p.m. social media post“We are aware of the situation unfolding at New Hampshire Hospital. Police are on scene and responding.”
A few minutes later, the department said “The situation at New Hampshire Hospital has been brought under control. The scene remains active. The suspect is deceased.”
The 185-bed facility is an acute psychiatric hospital.
Governor Chris Sununu issued a statement on the incident at the hospital.
“This afternoon, there was an incident at New Hampshire Hospital, which was contained. Although the scene remains active while the campus is cleared, the suspect is deceased. The state immediately mobilized, and first responders and law enforcement are on scene. We will provide as many details as possible as the situation develops,” he said.
No further information was immediately available.
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