Multiple people including three doctors shot at NY hospital

Multiple people including three doctors shot at NY hospital

Police said a gunman killed at least one person and injured six others before killing himself inside Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City on Friday. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Emergency medical workers can not yet enter the building as it has not yet been secured by police.

CNN reports that the hospital is "among the largest providers of outpatient services in NY".

The shooting began at about 14:45 local time (18:45 GMT) at the 1,000-bed Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.

In a radio transmission, police had described the gunman as a tall, thin man wearing a blue shirt and white lab coat.

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Sources tell NBC 4 NY a preliminary investigation reveals Bello resigned from the hospital in 2015 in lieu of termination. Police believe the shooter is a former employee of the hospital, Roy reports.

"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.

The shooter is now dead, according to NY police.

The 120-year-old hospital is located at 1650 Grand Concourse.

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