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Lockdown lifted at North Shore hospital after gunfire

Lakeview Regional Medical Center (Source: Google Earth) Lakeview Regional Medical Center (Source: Google Earth)
COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) -

Someone fired at least one shot from behind a Covington hospital. 

A spokesman from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed a man came out of the woods behind Lakeview Regional Hospital, fired a shot and went back into the woods around noon on Monday.

The hospital was put on on lockdown for nearly an hour. A guard witnessed the man shoot the gun.

It is not known what the man was shooting at, but deputies are trying to find him.

He is described as a heavy-set man and appears to be homeless.

No injuries have been reported.

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