Police Responding To Report Of Shooting At Texas Hospital

By Bill Galluccio

September 30, 2022

Police Crime Scene
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Authorities in Austin, Texas, are responding to reports of a shooting at Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital on Friday (September 30) afternoon.

There is no information about potential injuries as a large police presence has gathered near the north campus of the hospital. The hospital is locked down as the investigation continues.

"There is a large presence of 1st responder vehicles & personnel as well as multiple #ATXTraffic road closures in the area. Continue to avoid the area and seek alternate routes," Austin-Travis County EMS wrote on Twitter.

The agency said that "no patients have been located, treated, or transported from this incident."

Just before 4 p.m. local time, the Austin Police Department tweeted there was no indication that shots were fired.

"At this time there is no indication shots were fired. The scene is safe and there is no criminal investigation. At this time there will not be a media brief regarding this incident," the department wrote.

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