22:42 GMT04 March 2021
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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Law enforcement officers are responding to an active shooter situation at a healthcare facility in Buffalo, Minnesota, the US Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) said on Tuesday.

    "[ATF] is in route to a healthcare facility in Buffalo, Minnesota, after reports of an active shooter situation. No further details are available at this time," the agency said via Twitter.

    Local television station KTSP, citing Buffalo Police Chief Pat Budke, reported that the shooting happened at the Allina Clinic Crossroads campus.

    ​Fox9 quoted a dispatcher who said that there are "multiple victims" as a result of the incident but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

    The scene is a "disaster", the broadcaster added, citing a police source.  

    Budke said the situation has been contained and there is no longer a threat to the public, adding that there are victims but fatalities as of Tuesday morning. One person has been taken into custody, according to the report.

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