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Cache Valley Hospital Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Cache Valley Hospital in North Logan, Utah, was on lockdown after shots were fired today in the medical center, reports ABC 4 News. According to KUTV, the shots were fired just before 8:30 a.m. local time.

The hospital is located at 2380 North 400 East in North Logan.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. The Suspect Was Shot But Is Still Alive

KVNU reported that the shooting happened in the hospital’s ER this morning after a man walked into the room armed with a handgun. The man was then shot and injured.

Local cops said on scanners that the gunman would be transported from the hospital via helicopter.


2. Two Parole Officers Were Involved in the Shooting

Utah Adult Probation and Parole confirmed to KSL that two of their officers were involved in the shooting. Brooke Adams, a spokeswoman for the Utah Department of Corrections, told The Salt Lake Tribune, “[The officers] were there with a parolee.”

A massive police presence is on scene. According to scanner traffic, police have the ER in the hospital secured.


3. Local Police Confirmed the Shooting

The shots fired have been confirmed by the Cache County dispatch. North Park police have further confirmed the attack. The hospital’s ER remains on lockdown, but the rest of the medical center is open again.


4. The Hospital Is Next Door to an Elementary School

Greenville Elementary also was placed on lockdown. Scanner traffic indicated that police are screening dozens of phone calls from worried parents.

The lockdown has ended, and the school will remain open for the rest of the day.


5. The Medical Center Is Owned by Physicians

The hospital is a “physician owned” medical center that has been open since 2000. North Logan is located 85 miles north of Salt Lake City.

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