Shots fired at Pittsburgh hospital, injuries reported

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Posted: Mar 08, 2012 3:34 PM
Shots fired at Pittsburgh hospital, injuries reported

(Reuters) - Shots were fired at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Thursday, a spokeswoman there said. There was no immediate information on victims.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, citing unnamed officials, said at least five people were shot at the medical center's Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

Pittsburgh city police had officers at the scene but could not yet provide details, a spokesman said. A university police spokesman said he had no information to report.

(Reporting Ellen Wulfhorst; Editing by Daniel Trotta and Eric Beech)