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Gunshot incident in restroom prompts North Memorial lockdown

January 1, 2018 GMT

A hospital emergency room in Robbinsdale was put on lockdown Saturday night after a self-inflicted shooting erupted inside a restroom.

The incident occurred just after 10 p.m. Saturday in a restroom near the emergency room at North Memorial Medical Center, prompting a temporary lockdown, according to hospital officials. Robbinsdale police responded and worked with hospital staff to reopen the unit.

A sergeant with the Robbinsdale Police Department said Sunday night that he didnt have information on how long the emergency room was on lockdown or the condition of the shooter.

Hannah Covington 612-673-4751