Gunman dead after officer, 2 victims shot at Birmingham hospital - WKRN News 2

Gunman dead after officer, 2 victims shot at Birmingham hospital

Posted: Updated: Dec 15, 2012 10:56 AM
Courtesy: ABC3340.com Courtesy: ABC3340.com
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -

A gunman is dead after being shot by a Birmingham police officer.

The shooting happened early Saturday morning at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham.

Birmingham police spokesperson Sgt. Johnny Williams said officers responded to reports of a gunman on the third floor of the hospital just after 4 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers saw the gunman in a hallway and exchanged gunfire.

The gunman died inside the hospital after being shot by a police officer.

An officer and two other people were hurt.

Their injuries are described as non-life threatening.

The Birmingham police officer is being treated at UAB Hospital.

The ABC affiliate in Birmingham, ABC 3340, WBMA, contributed to this report.

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