Lockdown Lifted After Gun Scare at Putnam Hospital

A Putnam hospital went into lockdown after a gun scare late Monday night.

State Police responded to Kimball Hospital at 320 Pomfret Street after receiving a report of a carjacking nearby. The caller said that a person was shot in the face.

The hospital went into lockdown as a precaution, but State Police didn't find anything happening.

An individual connected to the incident is in the hospital for a psychological evaluation. State Police did not release the identity of the person or say how he or she was involved.

The lockdown was lifted at about 11:45 p.m.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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