Two Dead In University Of Pittsburgh Clinic Shooting

A gunman opened fire inside a psychiatric clinic at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Quoting police, the AP reports two people are dead and at least seven others were shot. A spokesman for the medical center said the gunman is among the dead. The AP adds:

The gunfire at a psychiatric clinic at the University of Pittsburgh erupted Thursday afternoon.

Neighboring buildings have been placed on lockdown, police said. Police initially were looking for a second gunman, but the medical center says police later reported there was only one.

A SWAT team was on the scene. A street was blocked off, and the area thronged with police. Most students are on spring break, though offices and buildings have been open.

We’ll have more on this story as it develops.

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