Victim, gunman dead after shooting at Alabama hospital

Posted at 9:00 PM, Mar 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-14 19:57:54-04

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Two people - a victim and the shooter - are dead Wednesday evening after a man shot two employees at UAB Hospital-Highlands on 11th Avenue South in Birmingham.

Police confirm a currently unidentified man shot two people on the second floor of the hospital in Birmingham just before 7 p.m. Wednesday. Afterward, the shooter turned the gun on himself.

Lt. Peter Williston confirmed just before 10 p.m. one of the two victims shot by the gunman died. He said the other victim is in "stable" condition.

Campus officials say a campus alert was issued shortly thereafter urging students and staff to shelter in place, but that order was lifted around 7:45 p.m.

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