Police Presence Continues at Bristol Hospital After Threat

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    Police responded to Bristol Hospital after someone called in a threat saying they would shoot employees there. (Published Friday, June 6, 2014)

    The lockdown at Bristol Hospital is over after a someone placed a phone call at 3:45 a.m., threatening employees, but police will remain on guard at the medical facility for the day.

    Bristol Police said three hospital employees had been threatened. The caller also threatened to shoot
    shoot people at the hospital, as well as herself.

    The lockdown was lifted after authorities searched the building and found it was safe

    Ambulances were diverted to other hospitals unless patients needed immediate care and those who needed to use the emergency room when through heavy security.

    Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to call the Bristol Police at 860-584-3011.