Police: 1 dead, 1 in custody following shooting at Arkansas hospital

Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 11:43 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2022 at 3:59 PM CDT
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SHERWOOD, Ark. (KAIT) - Police said one person is dead and another is in custody following an active shooting situation at an Arkansas hospital.

Frederick Price, a reporter for our content partner KATV-TV in Little Rock, said shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday that the Sherwood Police Department had confirmed the arrest and fatality.

According to our content partners, KARK-TV in Little Rock, Sherwood police responded to an incident at CHI St. Vincent North around 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Hospital employees told Price the incident happened on the hospital’s fourth floor.

Police have not released any information on a possible motive, nor have they identified the person arrested.

Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies reportedly responded to the scene, including the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police, and agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Hospital spokesperson Joshua Cook said the hospital is back to its regular activities and the lockdown was lifted.