BREAKING: Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital On LockDown With Active Shooter Situation

Ben Taub Hospital

Ben Taub Hospital

BREAKING:  Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital On LockDown With Active Shooter Situation

Houston, TX –  There is an active shooter situation in progress on Tuesday afternoon, February 21, 2017, at Ben Taub Hospital, which is located within the Texas Medical Center.

Shots were reported to have been fired from the second floor of the hospital, which  is currently under lockdown.  Patients and staff have been seen being evacuated from the hospital. Over 200 Police Officers and SWAT, some armed with assault rifles, have responded, according to My Fox8.

The latest report is that there is an active search for the shooter inside of the hospital. Everyone is being asked to avoid the area. No other details have yet been released, including whether anyone was shot or if there is more than one suspect.

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