Man threatens to shoot hospital employees, himself

After a man threatened to shoot workers at Bristol Hospital and himself, the facility was put into lockdown early this morning. However, police said, after an investigation, the all-clear signal was given when there was no evidence of any issue.

Bristol police reported that at approximately 3:46 a.m. today, the department received a complaint from Bristol Hospital that an individual had threatened the facility’s employees. Police said the man made threats over the phone to shoot people at the hospital and then shoot himself.

 Police said several officers responded to the hospital, 41 Brewster Rd  Subsequently, the hospital was put into a lockdown. Officers then made a sweep of the hospital grounds and interior for the safety of the staff and patients.

 Police said the sweep did not reveal any suspects or anything suspicious.  Police said no one was injured in this incident.

The incident, however, remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Bristol Police at (860)584-3011.