Update: At least 2 dead, including suspect, in Chicago hospital shooting.
Chicago: Police in Chicago tell our news partners at WGN-TV that there were multiple victims after reports of shots fired near Mercy Hospital and Medical Center on the city’s south side.
A police official told the local NBC News affiliate the hospital has been partially evacuated.
Anthony Guglielmi, chief communications officer for the Chicago Police Department, tweeted for people to “avoid area. Heavy police response incoming”.
A police official told the local NBC News affiliate the hospital has been partially evacuated. Multiple police and emergency vehicles are on the scene and one suspect has been shot and wounded while a search continues.
Mr Guglielmi also tweeted that one Chicago police officer has been shot and “is in critical condition but receiving excellent care”.