LEBANON, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire's attorney general says a man from Rhode Island has been arrested in the shooting death of his mother, who was a patient in the intensive care unit of a hospital when she was killed.
Attorney General Gordon MacDonald says 49-year-old Travis Frink will be arraigned Wednesday on murder charges. The Warwick, Rhode Island, man is accused of killing 70-year-old Pamela Ferriere, of Groton, New Hampshire.
MacDonald says Frink went to the hospital specifically to kill his mother. The attorney general hasn't given a motive for the shooting death at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
Frink is in custody and can't be reached for comment.
New Hampshire's attorney general says a patient was killed at the state's largest hospital by a family member.
Attorney General Gordon MacDonald gave more information Tuesday night on what prompted an active shooter alert inside the intensive care unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
He identified the slain patient as a 70-year-old woman and said the shooter was a relative. He says no one else was injured.
Authorities have said a person was taken into custody while trying to leave the grounds of the hospital.
Rhode Island State Police have identified the person taken into custody as a Rhode Island resident. A state police spokeswoman says the suspect's car had Rhode Island license plates so New Hampshire police rea