One person, gunman dead in Reno medical building shooting
(CNN) – A gunman and another person were killed during a shooting Tuesday at a medical building at Renown Medical Center, said Tom Robinson of the Reno, Nevada, Police Department. Two other people were injured and were being treated at a hospital, Robinson said. The shooter, who carried one weapon, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The shooter was downed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Sharon Spangler, spokeswoman for Reno Police. The gunfire occurred Tuesday afternoon at the Renown Medical Center, according to Dawn Damon of the city’s communications center.The shooter went to the neurology office of Nevada Advanced Medicine on the third floor and opened fire, Spangler said. She described the information as very preliminary.
The Nevada Emergency Management Office reported the injuries and gunman’s status on its official Twitter page.
Earlier, the University of Nevada police tweeted that there was an active shooter and faculty, staff and students should find shelter where they were.
CNN first learned of the shooting through the university police department’s Twitter account.
By Carma Hassan and Michael Martinez
CNN’s Steve Almasy contributed to this report.