An armed man started shooting in Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York. Several people got injured due to the incident, the number of victims is being clarified. This was reported by the city police in Тwitter.
Due to reports of a shooting incident at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, avoid the area of 1650 Grand Concourse. More information to follow.— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) 30 июня 2017 г.
Later, the police reported that the attacker was dead. The policemen told to The Associated Press that the gunman apparently killed himself. Also, on condition of anonymity he said that the motive is yet unknown but the attacker can be a former worker of the hospital. He was identified by law enforcement officials as Dr. Henry Bello, a family medicine physician at the hospital.
Emergency crews had been kept from going inside the hospital while the shooter was at large.
According to the agency, the doctor came with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat and opened fire Friday, killing one person and wounding six others before apparently taking his own life.
Reuters is broadcasting online from the scene.
As it was reported earlier two people were killed in San Francisco shooting. The gunman shot himself and his condition is unknown.