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1 killed, 1 injured, suspect dead after shooting at UAB Highlands Hospital

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -  

 

Birmingham Police are investigating after an active shooter incident at UAB Highlands Hospital, according to Lt. Williston with the department.

Birmingham Police tell CBS 42 News that two people have been shot and the suspect is dead. At this time, at least one victim is still alive, but another victim has died during surgery, according to Williston. 

The situation is under control at UAB Highlands Hospital, and the shooter is dead after a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Williston.

UAB students were asked to shelter in place but were given the all-clear by UAB around 7:40 p.m.

All surgeries scheduled for Thursday at UAB Highlands Hospital have been canceled, according to UAB.

 

 

 

We will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

 

 


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