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Valley Hospital briefly on lockdown

Posted at 5:55 AM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 09:45:48-05

Valley Hospital on Shadow Lane was briefly put on lockdown overnight after a man walked into the emergency room around 1 a.m. with a gunshot wound.

Initially, the man told officials that someone had shot him.

Police found a trail of blood in the man's home.

Eventually, he confessed that he had shot himself and was afraid of getting into trouble.

The hospital was put on lockdown as part of standard procedure.