01 July, 2017
The NYPD is responding to a shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital this afternoon.
Police sources suggest that at least four people have been shot.
The incident happened Friday at 3:30 ET at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in NY.
One Instagram post appears to show people barricaded inside the hospital.
Reports indicate that there has been a shooting at a New York City-area hospital.
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Police in NY said Friday that one attacker was dead after a reported shooting at a Bronx hospital.
"NYPD is on scene at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital where there are reports of several people shot", NYPD spokesman J. Peter Donald said.
The New York City mayor tweeted saying he was aware of the situation. More information to follow.
Garry Trimble said his wife, hospital employee Denise Brown, called him from inside the hospital shortly after 3 p.m.
Police swooped on Bronx-Lebanon Hospital following reports of an "active shooting" after the suspect left six others injured during the horror at around 3pm local time. A suspect was taken into custody.