4:20 p.m. Update:
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Daytona Beach police said in a press conference that the woman is in custody after officers coaxed her out of the hospital room.
1:26 p.m. Update:
Police said they are currently negotiating with a woman who shot her husband at a Daytona Beach hospital.
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According to a release, Daytona Beach police responded to Advent Health Hospital Saturday for calls of a person shot.
Police said they arrived at the scene and found a woman had shot her terminally ill husband and confined herself to his room.
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Officers evacuated staff and patients that were near the room and said the woman is not a threat to the staff or patients. No injuries have been reported.
Daytona Beach police ask to avoid the area while they conduct their investigation.
Channel 9 has a crew heading to the scene and will update this story on Eyewitness News.
An investigation is underway in Daytona Beach after police said they have contained a shooter at Advent Health Hospital Daytona.
Police tweeted that they are investigating a person shot.
Staff and patients have been removed from the area, our shooter is contained. https://t.co/iShIobchOu— Daytona Beach Police (@DaytonaBchPD) January 21, 2023
Police said the person is not a threat to other patients.
Staff and patients have been removed from the area, police tweeted.
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Authorities are asking that the public stay out of the area while they investigate.
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