2 shot, 1 killed at UAB, shooter dead

2 people injured suspect dead after shooting at UAB Highlands Hospital

"The status on the victims: One victim is in stable condition", Williston said.

BIRMINGHAM -Two people, one male and one female, have been shot at UAB, while students and employees were told to shelter in place.

"We have extensive security measures in place that include police officers on site 24-7 as well as others that we do not publicly disclose in the interest of safety", Anthony Patterson, the UAB Hospital vice president, said.

A gunman shot two people at an Alabama hospital on Wednesday evening before killing himself, according to Birmingham police. Both victims are in critical condition. Police have not yet released his name.

"We do know it was an employee relations issues that led to what happened", he said.




All surgeries scheduled for UAB Highlands on Thursday have been canceled.

An ambulance arrives as authorities respond to a gunman that opened fire at a Birmingham, Alabama, hospital, wounding two men before turning the gun on himself Wednesday night, police said, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala.

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

Officials said metal detectors were in use, but they didn't explain how the shooter entered the building with a gun. The wounded victim has been identified as Timothy Isley.

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