Ascension Seton Williamson Hospital is on lockdown

Update: 03/17/2021: 8:00 am

Officers have conducted a search of the building and the suspect was not located. Hospital staff is lifting the lockdown. The assault investigation is being conducted by the Pflugerville Police.

It is believed the assault occurred in the jurisdiction of the Pflugerville Police Department. There are no reports of injuries or gun shots occurring at the hospital.

Date: 03/17/2021: 7:00 am

Round Rock Police are searching the hospital and the surrounding area for a suspect who may be armed.

There has not been any shots fired in Round Rock.

According to Pflugerville police a man reportedly shot a woman in his vehicle in the area of 130 in Pflugerville around 10:45pm and then dove the victim to the Baylor Scott and White Pflugerville. The victim was then transferred to the Ascension Seton Williamson Hospital in Round Rock. The suspect reported showed up at Ascension and entered the building then disappeared and believed to still be in the building.

Round Rock police tweeted around 1:30am

“Officers are responding to an incident at Ascension Seton Williamson Hospital. Please avoid the area. TIME: 1:30am Wednesday”

At 2:15 am

“Officers are searching for a suspect involved in an assault. The suspect was last seen in the area of Ascension Seton Williamson Hospital. The hospital is currently on lockdown. TIME: 2:15am Wednesday.”

At 4:15 am

“Officers are continuing to search for the suspect. The hospital remains on lockdown. There are no reports of gun shots at the hospital. TIME: 4:15am Wednesday”

..and again at 5:45 am

“Officers continue to search the hospital campus for an adult male subject suspected of assault. Please avoid Ascension Seton Williamson. TIME: 5:45am”

At 6:00 am the RRPD posted a statement on Facebook

“Officers are searching for an adult male subject suspected of assault at the Ascension Seton Williamson Hospital. The hospital is currently on lockdown. Please avoid the area. TIME: 6am Wednesday.

It is believed the assault occurred in the jurisdiction of the Pflugerville Police Department. There are no reports of injuries or gun shots occurring at the hospital.”

At this time the Hospital is still in locked down. It is reported that the victim’s injuries are not life threatening but we have not been able to confirm that.

We will update this story as we receive more details.

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