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UPDATE: 4:00PM EST 6/30/2017
Multiple outlets are reporting that police are on scene at Bronx Lebanon Hospital following what is being called an active shooter incident. There are reports of ‘multiple injuries’ and the NYPD, with the assistance of ATF, is are currently looking for the shooter.
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
— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) June 30, 2017
MORE: ATF responding to assist NYPD with shooting incident at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital; at least 3 shot, sources say https://t.co/SgGzAZY1OJ
— ABC News (@ABC) June 30, 2017
The shooting happened just before 3 pm local time on the 16th floor of the hospital, located in the Mt. Eden area of The Bronx, explained RT News.
Reports that the NYPD has identified the shooter as former employee, Dr. Henry Bello. Bello was reported to have entered the building a lab coat and armed with an M16.
MASS SHOOTING AT BRONX LEBANON HOSPITAL:
– 4 people shot, 3 are doctors.
-Suspect wearing lab coat; former doctor at hosp.
– Armed with M16
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) June 30, 2017
The New York Times is reporting that three doctors were among the injured citing a NYFD official, but there is potential that other may be hurt as well.
— Josh Einiger (@JoshEiniger7) June 30, 2017
CBS is now reporting that the shooter is down.