Hancock Police respond to report of gunshots near Ochsner Medical Center

Hancock police responded to a report of gunshots near Ochsner Medical Center.

At 8:30 a.m., what sounded like gunshots were reported near the hospital. An emergency response team immediately responded and contacted local law enforcement for further investigation while the hospital and surrounding clinics operated under a brief lockdown.

The Hancock Sheriff’s Office and Bay St. Louis Police Department quickly cleared the building as a non-threat.

No patients, visitors, or employees were in immediate danger and there was minimal interruption of patient care.

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