The NYPD is responding to a shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital this afternoon.
The most recent reporting says the NYPD has confirmed multiple people have been shot:
DEVELOPING: NYPD is responding to reports of a shooter at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital; several people shot, law enforcement sources say.
— ABC News (@ABC) June 30, 2017
— Fox News (@FoxNews) June 30, 2017
Breaking: multiple people shot at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City, NYPD says
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) June 30, 2017
The NYPD sent out a tweet telling people to avoid the area:
Due to reports of a shooting incident at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, avoid the area of 1650 Grand Concourse. More information to follow.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 30, 2017
A Fire Department official told The New York Times three doctors were shot and the gunman is “still at large.”
The hospital is currently on lockdown. We will update this post with more information as it comes in.
UPDATE –– 3:59 pm ET: An NYPD spokesperson has tweeted that a shooter has been taken down:
One shooter is deceased at the hospital. https://t.co/qgRQdwd33j
— J. Peter Donald (@JPeterDonald) June 30, 2017
UPDATE –– 4:31 pm ET: There are multiple reports that the suspect was former hospital employee Henry Bello:
Bronx hospital shooting suspect identified as 45-year-old Henry Bello, senior police officials tell NBC News https://t.co/oB4na5gggc
— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 30, 2017
Bronx Lebanon suspect was a doctor at the hospital, Henry Bello, 45 years old
— Aaron Katersky (@AaronKatersky) June 30, 2017
UPDATE –– 5:34 pm ET: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio disclosed at a press conference that one doctor is dead and more are “fighting for their lives right now.”
You can watch CBS New York’s live stream above.
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