- Associated Press - Thursday, March 15, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on a hospital shooting in Alabama that left 2 dead, including shooter (all times local):

3:50 p.m.

Police have identified the Alabama hospital employee they say opened fired at work, killing one person and severely wounding another.

A Birmingham police spokesman says 31-year-old Trevis Coleman is suspected of gunning down two people at UAB Highlands hospital before turning the gun on himself.

Police found Coleman dead at the scene Wednesday night. A UAB spokesman says the gunman worked for the hospital.



A fellow hospital employee was killed, and a contract worker was severely wounded and remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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12:30 p.m.

Police in Alabama say that a “work conflict” was at the root of a shooting at a hospital in Birmingham that left two people dead and one person wounded.

Birmingham Police Department spokesman Peter Willison said Thursday that investigators were still trying to determine why the shooter fired at two people on Wednesday before turning the weapon on himself.

The shooter and one of the victims died. UAB Highlands Hospital Tyler Greer said both of the deceased were employees of the hospital. The third victim was hospitalized in critical condition and worked for a company that contracted services to the hospital.

UAB Highlands is a campus of UAB Hospital, which is part of the medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at an Alabama hospital before fatally shooting himself. Birmingham police Lt. Peter Williston said Thursday morning that one victim is in stable condition. “Unfortunately, I have to report the second victim did not survive and was pronounced deceased during surgery,” he said.

Capt. H.R. Watson of Birmingham Fire and Rescue said authorities were unsure of the shooter’s relationship to the victims and whether they worked at the hospital.

UAB tweeted late Wednesday that all surgeries scheduled for Thursday where the shooting occurred were being canceled.

UAB Highlands is a campus of UAB Hospital, which is part of the medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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