UPDATE: Two dead, one injured following shooting at Alabama hospital

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Multiple media reports in Birmingham say there was an active shooter situation at UAB Highlands Hospital.

Posted: Mar. 14, 2018 7:43 PM
Updated: Mar. 14, 2018 10:50 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WTVA) - Multiple media reports in Birmingham are reporting that one person has died and another has been injured after police say a gunman opened fire at an area hospital.

Birmingham police said they were called to the Univesrity of Alabama-Birmingham Highlands hospital Wednesday around 6:55 p.m.

Police found two victims along with the gunman who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

One of the victims was pronounced dead later in the evening.

Police are unsure of the shooter's relation to the victims and whether the victims worked at the hospital.

UAB tweeted late Wednesday that all surgeries scheduled for Thursday at the hospital where the shooting occurred were being canceled.

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