Columbia hospital placed on lockdown after patient found with gun

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COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A hospital in Columbia was placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a visitor discovered a patient had his firearm with him.

The visitor was concerned and called 911 from the Maury Regional Health Center around 1:20 p.m.

Columbia police responded. Authorities said no threat was ever made, and no one was charged.

The lockdown was lifted soon after.