MyMichigan Sault hospital goes into lockdown due to shooting threat

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., — MyMichigan Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie went into lockdown on Tuesday after authorities learned about a potential shooting threat.

At around 1:30 p.m., Chippewa County Central Dispatch “received information suggesting threat(s) of violence with a firearm were made by someone towards the My Michigan Hospital,” a press release from the city’s fire and police departments said.

The hospital was notified and went into lockdown.

Authorities were dispatched to the hospital and provided security while the threats were investigated.

“Investigating officers located the alleged suspect who made the alleged threats on Sugar Island,” the press release said. “The hospital is no longer in lockdown mode and there is no threat to the safety of the public. No arrests have been made.”

Anyone with relevant information about this incident is asked to contact the Sault Ste. Marie Police Department by calling 906-632-5744

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