PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A person was shot inside a hospital in Philadelphia early Monday morning, the suspect fled the scene, and then two officers and the suspect were wounded in a shootout, police told news outlets.
The initial shooting happened inside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital just after midnight, local television stations reported. The suspect then left the scene, prompting a manhunt by law enforcement.
Authorities located the suspect a short time later and a shootout erupted. Police told the news outlets that two officers were shot and the suspect was wounded. The suspect was then taken into custody. The officers’ injuries weren’t considered life-threatening.
The person shot at the hospital was later pronounced dead, WPVI-TV reported.
The Associated Press could not immediately reach a hospital spokesperson for comment.
It was unclear what sparked the shooting.