Hospital lockdown lifted after man threatens to shoot employee, deputies say

Hospital lockdown lifted after man threatens to shoot employee, deputies say

PALM COAST, Fla. — Authorities said a man threatened to shoot a hospital worker and the hospital through a Facebook message Sunday.

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office said Kelsey Anderson sent the threat to the employee and threatened to shoot Advent Health Palm Coast.

The hospital was placed on lockdown due to the threat.

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Deputies said they locked down the hospital as a precaution while the threat was evaluated.

Deputies said Anderson was arrested, and that he was never at the hospital.

The lockdown at the hospital has been lifted.