Update: 3/28/23: The suspect is in custody and the hospital lockdown has ended.

Residents were both shocked and horrified to learn that a hospital in Upstate New York was recently put on lockdown after seeing reports of a possible person armed with a gun in the facility.

A hospital is a place where you go to recover from an illness or injury. You wouldn't expect a dangerous incident to occur there but some scary news just broke from Albany Med's Twitter page. Officers from Albany Police Department arrived at Albany Medical Center after a report that there was a person inside with a pistol.

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The hospital staff is asking visitors to remain at home and refrain from coming to the facility to see a loved one who is currently there.

This story is developing and we will continue to keeping you informed and updated on our website and mobile app.


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