Multiple people shot inside New York City hospital

Suspected gunman killed after injuring multiple people at New York City hospital

Police in NY said Friday that one attacker was dead after a reported shooting at a Bronx hospital.

The NYPD has advised people to avoid the area.

The shooter has been identified as Dr. Henry Michael Bello, a 45-year-old family medicine doctor formerly employed at the hospital, according to sources. He provided no information about the exact number of victims or their conditions.

Four to six people were shot in the incident, and other people suffered minor injuries while attempting to get away. More information to follow.

The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital is known as the largest non-profit health care system in the south and the central Bronx.

The NYPD and FDNY responded to the hospital shortly before 3:00 p.m.

According to the Associated Press, at least one person has died.

"Everything is on lockdown", a hospital spokeswoman told BuzzFeed News.

"Building is in complete shut down, I was in the middle of getting an x-ray when security alerted us to the active shooter situation", Puno tweeted.



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