Report: Hostage situation at Texas hospital

Posted at 10:07 PM, Jan 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-10 22:44:59-05

TOMBALL, Texas — According to information released by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, there is a hostage situation at the Tomball Regional Medical Center, which is located 40 minutes northwest of Houston.

This information was posted on the Harris County Sheriff’s Office news feed:

Preliminary information indicates the man is the father of a patient and is distraught.

The HCSO’s High Risk Operation Unit has been deployed to the Tomball Regional Medical Center at 605 Holderrieth Blvd in Tomball, TX.

At this time preliminary information is that a man is holding at least two people hostage inside the hospital.

It is unknown at this time whether he is armed.

CBS 6 will continue to follow this story and update you tonight at 11 p.m.