1 dead after shooting at hospital in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT/Gray News) - One person is dead and a suspect is in custody after a shooting at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center North Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, WWBT reported.
Police were called to the hospital just after midnight Wednesday for reports of an active threat.
Officers quickly responded and found 25-year-old Ty-Quan White shot in the stairwell. White died shortly after the shooting.
Police said Christopher Boisseau, 24, was quickly taken into custody. He is charged with maliciously shooting within a building. Additional charges are pending.
The shooting happened after the two men got into a fight, according to authorities.
Authorities confirmed that the two men were employed at the hospital.
Police say no patients at the hospital were involved in the shooting, and there is no active threat.
“It’s important not only for staff and patients here but for the greater community to understand the situation is no longer an active threat to the community,” Interim Police Chief Rick Edwards said.
A joint investigation between VCU Police and the Richmond Police Department into the incident is ongoing.
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