GUNMAN TAKES HOSTAGES at Texas Tomball Regional Medical Center …Update: Man Taken into Custody
A gunman has taken at least two hostages at Tomball Regional Medical Center.
Click2 Houston reported:
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a hostage situation at the Tomball Regional Medical Center on 613 Holderrieth Boulevard on Saturday.
Authorities were not able to say how many hostages have been taken at this time.
At least one of the hostages is believed to be a patient in the critical-care unit, officials said.
ABC 13 reported: The scene is unfolding on 605 Holderrieth Boulevard. It’s unclear confirm how many hostages are involved in the incident.
UPDATE: Authorities unable to say how many hostages have been taken at Tomball, TX Regional Medical Center. pic.twitter.com/nyFAxWzUr4
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UPDATE: The man may be a distraught father of a patient.
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The hospital is currently closed.
UPDATE: The father is distraught and barricaded himself in his son’s hospital room.
UPDATE: The father was taken into custody without incident.