Cops Respond to Possible Armed Suspect at Hospital

By Lauren Steussy
|  Monday, Sep 10, 2012  |  Updated 6:13 PM PDT
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Hospital Cleared After Gun Report

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Authorities in Escondido responded to Palomar Hospital Monday afternoon, where a suspect potentially armed with a rifle was reported, police said.

Escondido Police received the report at about 4 p.m. Monday that the suspect was spotted at the old Palomar Hospital campus on E. Valley Parkway.

The suspect was described as a man with tattoos. He may have been carrying a rifle.

Officers searching the hospital were unsuccessful in locating the suspect. By 6 p.m., the hospital was celared after the search.

No injuries have been reported.

The hospital is also known as Palomar Health Downtown Campus.

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