Lockdown Lifted At Woonsocket, RI Hospital

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (CBS) — Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island was placed on lockdown Thursday night after a man went to the facility with a gun.

Police surrounded the hospital and staff members were evacuated. Ambulances had to be diverted to other hospitals.

The man, who was in a truck outside the hospital, was taken into custody after police deployed a “distraction device.”

There were no injuries reported.

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