The shooting occurred on Blythe Boulevard Charlotte, NC at 5:55 p.m. on July 26, 2019. The event put the hospital on lock down.
Officers responded to a visitor parking deck at Atrium Health Carolina’s Medical Center.
Officers arrived and located a barricaded female inside of a vehicle on the 5th floor of the Medical Center Plaza Visitor’s parking deck. Members of the SWAT Team and Negotiators were activated and responded to the scene, set up a perimeter and made contact with the female subject.
After a standoff with SWAT and speaking with Negotiators, the female discharged a firearm, was located inside of the vehicle with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased.