DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Montour County coroner has confirmed one person has died outside Geisinger Medical Center Danville campus as police are actively investigating a shooting.
According to the Geisinger Chief Medical Officer, the deceased is an employee of the hospital. They were found in the employee parking lot. There are no other reported injuries at this time.
Earlier this evening, a shooting incident took place on the Geisinger Medical Center campus that tragically took the life of one of our Geisinger Family members. We mourn their loss, especially under such violent and tragic circumstances.
We’re working closely with law enforcement in the investigation. We immediately activated our emergency response plan to protect the safety of our patients, staff and visitors. The facility was under lockdown and access to the hospital is now back to normal.Mike McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist at Geisinger
Police are currently investigating the shooting. The suspect is unknown at this time and has not been placed in custody, according to the coroner. He also said there were no witnesses.
Officials said they conducted a search on each floor of the hospital but were unable to locate the suspect(s).
State police said the believe this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public at this time.
State police are on the scene, along with units from Montour and Columbia counties.
Geisinger officials said they plan to offer counseling services for employees starting Saturday.
This is a developing story Eyewitness News will update you with the latest as it is released.