With details still coming in at the moment, there’d confirmation of a shooting in the Bronx borough of New York City. Reportedly, a gunman dressed as a doctor entered a Bronx hospital and began shooting. Apparently the gunman is still at large.
From the UK DailyMail:
“At least three doctors were shot at Bronx Lebanon Hospital this afternoon by a gunman in a lab coat, who is still at large. The incident began unfolding at around 2.45pm at the medical center on Grand Concourse in the Morris Heights section of The Bronx.
Police sources say a gunman dressed as a doctor opened fire on the 16th floor of the hospital and shot multiple people.
‘Active shooting in Bronx Leb. Two confirmed shot. Man dressed all in black. Smoke from the 16th floor,’ the NYPD Special Operations Division tweeted.
Heavily armed NYPD units were dispatched to the scene and proceeded to scour the building in search of the suspect.
— ABC News (@ABC) June 30, 2017
Apparently the gunman has been identified as a former employee.
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) June 30, 2017
UPDATE: The shooter is a 35-year-old ex-employee using an M-16 type rifle; 1 person is dead https://t.co/giEoAFilRy
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 30, 2017
The New York Daily News reported that a trail of blood was found leading from the second to the eighth floor.
The gunman is believed to be barricade in the 16th floor. “
For now, this appears to be another tragic case of “workplace violence.”
[Note: This article was written by Derrick Wilburn]