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Reno hospital shooting draws expressions of shock and sadness
Reno hospital shooting draws expressions of shock and sadness

A shooting at the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno on Tuesday prompted a flurry of Twitter activity from witnesses, journalists and community members that reflected tones of both shock and sadness. Reports of the shooting appeared shortly after 2 p.m., as officials from Renown Health and the University of Nevada-Reno Police Services used their social media accounts to confirm details of the shooting to the public. Throughout the day, the accounts were updated with information that included how many were injured or dead, street closures and details of the lockdown at the facility that followed the shootings. In addition to the official updates, those who were stranded inside the...

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