A shooting occurred at New Hampshire State Hospital in Concord, New Hampshire, resulting in the suspect’s death and a “contained” situation, as reported by the state’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office. Earlier, state police had indicated that there were “multiple victims.”
The incident unfolded in the hospital’s lobby, as stated by New Hampshire State Police Director Col. Mark Hall, who reassured that all patients at the hospital are safe.
New Hampshire State Police Col. Mark Hall provided a briefing, confirming the situation’s containment and the absence of an active shooter threat to the public. However, he noted that the scene remained active due to the discovery of one suspicious vehicle.
The New Hampshire Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management initially reported the unfolding situation at New Hampshire Hospital, urging the public to avoid the area.
New Hampshire State Hospital, an acute psychiatric facility with 185 beds, maintains its own uniformed security force and employs metal detectors for visitor screenings.
Governor Chris Sununu issued a statement acknowledging the incident, indicating that the suspect is deceased and emphasizing the state’s swift mobilization of first responders and law enforcement. Further details will be provided as the situation unfolds.