Multiple victims have been shot after a gunman went on a rampage at an acute psychiatric hospital in New Hampshire.
The New Hampshire Department of Homeland Security said ‘multiple people’ were injured following the attack in Concord on Friday, November 18.
A spokesman later confirmed that the shooter was dead and cops were searching the grounds for any accomplices.
Concord police, fire, and rescue teams rushed to the scene of New Hampshire Hospital in Concord after reports of an active shooter was made after 3.30pm.
Sections of the hospital are still being evacuated as of 4:30pm and dozens of employees were in the process of being let out of the building.
New Hampshire State Police said: ‘Troopers are currently investigating a shooting at New Hampshire State Hospital in Concord.’
A spokesman added: ‘There are multiple victims. Additional updates will be released when available.’
New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management said: ‘We are aware of the situation unfolding at the New Hampshire Hospital. Police are on scene and responding. Additional updates will be made available.
‘In regards to the shooting at the New Hampshire Hospital, a media staging area will be set up in the Memorial Field on South Fruit Street in Concord. Additional updates will be made available at this location.’
It added: ‘The situation at New Hampshire Hospital has been contained. The scene remains active. The suspect is deceased.’