A woman has been killed after a gunman wearing a doctor’s coat opened fire inside a New York hospital. A law enforcement official said the shooter killed at least one person at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital before killing himself. Police said as many as six people may have been injured, while three doctors were shot.
The law enforcement officer said the gunman, thought to be a doctor, was wearing a white lab coat that concealed a rifle. At least one of the three doctors shot was being treated by people in the hospital, who fashioned a tourniquet from an emergency fire hose, the fire department told the New York Times.
Armed police have been sent to the hospital, which has been placed on lockdown. It is thought that the gunman turned the gun on himself.