Possible Active Shooter at UAB Hospital in Birmingham [In Progress]

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  1. GlockGary

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    Update: 3 victims (2 male victims, 3rd victim unknown) , all in critical condition. Shooting occurred in the hospital ER.

    http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2018/03/uab_highlands_active_shooter.html [UPDATED]

    "Two people were wounded and a third person was killed in a shooting this evening at UAB Hospital Highlands, according to Birmingham police.

    One victim, an employee, was shot multiple times in the chest and rushed to the main UAB Hospital. The second victim is being treated at Highlands. Both have life-threatening injuries. At least one of the two injured is a male.

    The shooter, a male, is apparently dead in a third floor emergency room from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting happened around 7:15 p.m."

    [UPDATE]

    Getting conflicting reports. Some say the shooter is dead, some say he is critical and the hospital is trying to save him.

    [UPDATE]

    BPD spokesman states two victims in critical condition, shooter pronounced dead from self-inflicted wound.
     
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  4. Bkite

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    This can't happen! Hospitals that do not let employees defend themselves take care of their employees and keep them safe don't they?
     
  5. UtiPossidetis

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    Another "Gun Free Zone".....

    Sad for the innocents that trusted their safety to signs.
     
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