Especially since there were multiple reports of a balding white male with a gun that were called in to police, authorities dispatched officers within minutes.
Police in Houston said that earlier reports on Tuesday of an active shooter inside a hospital turned out to be false alarm.
US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil
Mattis told reporters that USA rules of engagement in the fight against ISIS will not be changed from the Obama administration's. Mattis remarks are only the latest example of his policy differences with Trump. "Maybe we'll have another chance".
"All patients and employees safe at this point", Acevedo said. Those being interviewed who evacuated from Ben Taub Hospital state that the shots fired reportedly took place on the second floor of the hospital. "We responded very quickly and searched this hospital", Acevedo said.
The hospital is owned and operated by the Harris Health System and is staffed by the faculty, residents, and students from Baylor College of Medicine. If at Ben Taub, follow emergency response guidelines of the hospital.
Houston police spokesman Kese Smith told the HoustonChronicle that police received reports that shots had been fired at the hospital around 2 p.m.
Dozens of patients on gurneys were seen being wheeled out to a waiting box truck where they appeared to be receiving treatment.
This is a developing story, and we will release more information as it becomes available.
Several people have gathered outside the hospital.
'Hot Mugshot Guy' Makes Runway Debut at New York Fashion Week
Tiffany Trump (centre) sits in the front row for the Philipp Plein Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Women's And Men's Fashion Show in NY . Jeremy Meeks' mugshot went viral in 2014 after he was arrested for possession of firearms and criminal street gang activity.
Trump, who is not scheduled to move into the White House until June, has not yet appointed her own press secretary. Bush administration, and is "putting together a professional and highly-experienced team".
As mentioned earlier, this isn't the first time a Cardinals starter has been lost early in the season to a significant injury. The top prospect pitched in 12 games (five starts) in 2016, going 4-1 and registering a 1.57 ERA.
The Wolverines took a 43-42 lead with 12:13 remaining and then used a 9-0 run to take a 54-47 lead with 7:15 left. But the Wolverines started sending a second defender at Happ in the second half, and his production dipped.
Jews who support the liberal pro-Israel advocacy group J Street as "kapos", the Jews who assisted Nazis in concentration camps. But Trump declared he also could endorse a one-nation solution to the long and deep dispute between Palestinians and Israel.
However, the move came in shy of the Bank of England's 2 per cent target and economists' expectations of 1.9 per cent. Non-food inflation increased by a smaller 0.7% over the same period, building upon the 0.2% lift seen in December.
Most of the flu sufferers this year have contracted H3N2, a strain of the virus known to be particularly hard on the elderly. OSDH reports a total of 23 deaths and 827 hospitalizations associated with the flu since the season began in September.
She's been expected to preside over traditional first lady tours at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave along with posing for press photos. Celebrities and fashion designers, critical of her husband's policies, have publicly shunned the Trumps, another blow.
The auto manufacturer reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.17 by $0.11. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ increased its position in shares of General Motors Company by 697.2% in the third quarter.
The extreme DUI charge wasn't the only one he was facing, but six additional charges were dropped when he put in the guilty plea. Including the playoffs, Floyd played in four games for the Patriots, catching a total of five passes for 51 yards and touchdown.
Fans feared the very-pregnant songstress wouldn't be able to deliver her usual high caliber performance during the award show. During her acceptance speech, Adele tearfully said that she was dedicating the Album of the Year award to Beyonce.
The report named him as one of four people selected by White House chief of staff Reince Priebus for top diplomatic posts . The "handshake" sale of the Miami Marlins reported last week has predictably hit a roadblock.
Samsung's leader has been arrested on corruption charges
In December, the court said that prosecutors had not made a sufficient case for Lee's detention, an interim victory for Samsung. Although Jay Lee was arrested and might be convicted, it is unlikely he will serve jail time for very long - if at all.
Kate Upton three-peats as SI's swimsuit queen
She also said in a video for Sports Illustrated: "The fact that they're using a curvy model is beyond my wildest dreams". But editor MJ Day has made it her mission to inspire a more diverse idea of beauty by putting herself on the front line.
Tuchel wary of Benfica test
He's 32, but he is still one of the most consistent strikers in Europe. The second leg in Germany is scheduled for 8 March. We will test him tomorrow and see where we are.
Niantic Adds 80 Generation 2 Pokemon in Pokemon Go
A splashy new video debuted online today that confirms long-held rumours that Pokemon GO is getting a pretty big expansion. Trainers can share their newly captured Pokemon on twitter by using the official hastag PokemonGO.
Georges St-Pierre, UFC agree to terms for Octagon return
They did not support me because of the testing issues for the doping, they did not support me for the anti-doping. While St-Pierre's return fight has yet to be finalized, the current plan is for him to compete later this year.
Huge drugs catapult found on Mexico border with US
Douglas Station border patrol agents also found two bundles of marijuana that had been catapulted across the border. As they got closer, the agents discovered a catapult set up and attached to the Mexico side of the border fence.