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1 doctor dead, several fighting for lives after NYC hospital shooting

5 years 7 months 5 days ago Friday, June 30 2017 Jun 30, 2017 June 30, 2017 3:11 PM June 30, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW YORK - New York City's mayor says one doctor is dead and several others are fighting for their lives after a gunman opened fire at a city hospital.

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at a news conference Friday, hours after a doctor with a rifle concealed in his lab coat started shooting inside Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
Police say five of the injured were seriously wounded, and one had a gunshot wound to the leg.
Police Commissioner James O'Neill says the shooter then apparently tried to set himself on fire before turning the gun on himself.
A law enforcement official identified the shooter as Dr. Henry Bello, who used to work at the hospital.

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