1 Woman Killed in Buffalo Hospital Shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The 67-acre campus of Erie County Medical Center was put on full lockdown Wednesday morning after a woman was fatally shot.

Police say the shooting occurred at about 8:15 a.m. inside an adjacent building that contains outpatient services and offices, reports the Associated Press. SWAT teams cordoned off all of the entrances.

UPDATE: Buffalo Hospital Shooting Victim Identified as Nursing Student

The Buffalo News reports authorities are looking for 49-year-old Timothy Jorden Jr. as a person of interest. Jorden is a well-known, popular trauma surgeon at the hospital who was formerly an Army Special Forces weapons expert and medic.

Authorities say the attack was not random, reports KWTX.

The 33-year-old victim who was shot several times has not yet been identified. Incoming patients were diverted to another local hospital. Two schools on the campus were also placed on lockdown.

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