Bronx Hospital Capturing: Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6, Turns Weapon on Self –

A disgruntled former hospital employee armed with a rifle barged into the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Middle Friday and opened hearth, fatally capturing one physician and wounding six different individuals earlier than killing himself, New York Metropolis police officers stated.

The suspect, recognized by sources as 45-year-old Henry Bello, was discovered lifeless on the 17th flooring of the power, the place he had tried to set himself on hearth earlier than he shot himself, based on NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill.

“We have had an actual tragedy right here,” New York Metropolis Mayor Invoice de Blasio stated. “One physician is lifeless and there are a number of extra who’re preventing for his or her lives proper now.”

The mayor didn’t determine the slain physician or those that have been wounded. O’Neill stated 5 of the wounded have been in critical situation and the sixth had been shot within the decrease leg.

It was a 911 name at 2:55 p.m. ET that first alerted the NYPD to the unfolding tragedy. The caller stated there had been a capturing on the 16th flooring of the hospital, O’Neill stated.

Image: Henry Bello

Henry Bello