Patients are being evacuated from the hospital which is being reported as being on lockdown.
An overwhelming show of police force have arrived on the scene. Over 200 officers have responded according to KTRK.
— John D. Harden (@Jdharden) February 21, 2017
Houston police are sweeping the hospital and have not reported any injuries at this time.
Officers in the process of searching the hospital; no reports of injuries at this time #hounews
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) February 21, 2017
The Houston Chronicle is reporting, “There is an active situation. He is barricaded on the third floor. They’ve got him isolated and barricaded and they don’t expect it to take very long.”
UPDATE: However, a Houston Police spokesman confirmed there is no evidence of a shooter or a shooting and they have not been able to locate the suspect described as a white male with a bald head.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) February 21, 2017
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