Bartlett Regional Hospital under temporary lockdown after threat of gun violence
UPDATE: The lockdown at Bartlett Regional Hospital was lifted late Thursday evening. The Juneau Police Department made contact with the individual who made the threat and determined it was not credible. They then consulted with the District and City Attorneys’ offices who confirmed that no crime had been committed.
Bartlett Regional Hospital is currently on lockdown after receiving a threat of gun violence to Emergency Department employees from an individual known to be violent. BRH is working with the Juneau Police Department to locate the individual to determine the credibility of the threat. JPD is assisting BRH Security Officers to provide an additional law enforcement presence. The hospital is closely screening all patients and visitors until the lockdown is lifted.
For questions, contact Bartlett Regional Hospital Community Relations Director Katie Bausler at 796-8567 or Kbausler3@bartletthospital.org.