The victim who was shot at the VA Medical Center in Dayton today struggled with the suspect over the weapon, and suffered minor injuries, Dayton police said.
The suspect, Neil Moore, is a former employee of the medical center. He was taken into custody by hospital security at Good Samaritan Hospital, police confirmed.
The victim is being treated at the VA emergency room, Dayton police said. He was identified as Paul Burnside, 61. He suffered a gunshot wound to the lower extremities while he struggled with the suspect over the weapon, said Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl.
The report of the shooting first went out just after 12:15 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Around 1 p.m., police dispatches indicated the suspect's sister had taken him to Good Samaritan.
By about 1:25 p.m., police were interviewing witnesses, according to an employee and police dispatches. They continue to secure that campus and "de-escalate the scene," police said.
Dayton police had checked room-to-room for the shooter, according to police dispatches.
Lori Walker, an employee in the mental health area, said the center was put on "code silver" to lock all offices, and a few minutes later, she and others were told to evacuate by police. Walker said she did not hear any gunfire.