Dr. Henry Bello was named as the gunman who opened fire on other doctors at Bronx’s Lebanon Hospital after allegedly hiding a rifle under a white lab coat.
Fox 5 New York confirmed the name of the ex-employee who had worked in family medicine before he opened fire with an M16 assault rifle on five floors of the hospital. At least one person, believed to be a female doctor, has died and as many as six people were shot.
Other news stories reported the name as Henry Bellow, but he’s listed as Dr. Henry Bello on the hospital’s website. He doesn’t come up in the state’s database for licensed physicians.
Police responded to the reports of multiple doctors shot by an active shooter wearing a doctor’s coat and carrying a rifle around 3 p.m. at Lebanon Hospital. The hospital is located in the Bronx in New York.
The mass shooting unfolded at 173rd Street and Grand Concourse in the Mt. Eden section of the Bronx hospital, which is one of New York’s busiest.
The shooter “was known” to the hospital, The New York Post reported. Reports gave his age as 45. The shooter is now dead, reports CNN.
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