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Montreal Police Investigate After Jewish General's Blockade

There were no injuries and all was cleared after that, according to hospital spokesman Barry Morgan.

The Jewish General Hospital in Montreal.
Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. Photo by Dave Sidaway /Montreal Gazette files

Jewish General Hospital begins lockdown Tuesday night Did.

"There has been a case with a Jewish general and an investigation is ongoing," Montreal police spokesperson Marian Allard Morin told The Montreal Gazette Wednesday morning. told to She was unable to provide additional details immediately.

No one was injured and all has since been cleared, hospital spokesman Barry Morgan said in an email. The suspect is known to police and hospitals, he added, without elaborating. triggered. Staff evacuated to designated areas, including the patient's room, and locked the doors, Morgan said. Police officers soon arrived at the facility, but found no active threats.

A spokesperson for the Montreal Police Department said Wednesday morning it could not immediately provide information on what happened at the hospital or whether an investigation was ongoing.

} "It was a very scary moment as Code Silver (active shooter) was called into my hospital this evening," Jewish General Hospital pharmacist Ryan Kerzner tweeted late Tuesday night. "When I was at home and listened to it, a sense of dread and terror came over me. I was really worried about my colleagues and all my patients. Thankfully, it all went well!"


A very scary moment tonight when "Code Silver" (active shooter) was summoned to my hospital. When I heard, I was home and a feeling of dread and dread began. I was really worried about my colleagues and all my patients. Thanks to you, we finished safely!

— Ryan Kerzner (@Pharmacist_MTL) Aug 10, 2022
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