CHI Memorial Hospital Shooting Investigations – Over a dozen law enforcement agencies in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are responding to the scene of an active shooter at CHI Memorial Hospital – Hixson Thursday. According to reports, the hospital campus located at 2051 Hamill Road, Hixson, TN., has been placed on a hard lockdown as tons of officers respond to the report of multiple shots fired inside the building. At least fifty police cars is been observed at the scene of the incident.
Everyone is been urged to avoid Hamill Road, at this time. Law enforcement agencies are currently at the scene where they say shots were reportedly fired a few minutes ago. A caller reported an active shooter inside the hospital. FINAL UPDATE: According to law enforcement agencies, there is no active shooter at the CHI Memorial Hospital – Hixson. A suspect has been taken into custody. According to police, no one was injured in the incident. Officers are working to clear the scene at this time.
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The Mount Sterling Police Department responded to reports of a “active shooter” incident that was reported to have taken place on Thursday just before 11 a.m. Officers were dispatched to the Walmart located on Indian Mound Drive in response to a report of a suspicious male. Witnesses reported to the police that they overheard the man making strange comments while he was walking around the business. The individual was taken into custody by the police shortly after they got on the scene. Officers searched a book bag and found two loaded firearms inside.
The individual was taken into custody and brought to MCRJ. Thankfully, the incident did not result in anyone getting wounded. The individual was charged with disorderly behavior in the first degree and threatening to commit a terrorist act in the third degree. As a measure of extreme care, the Mapleton Elementary School was forced into a brief lockdown following the occurrence of the incident. The inquiry is still going on, and there is no danger to the community at this time. The police have stated that they will not be providing any further information to the public.
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