Gunman in doctor's coat killed at NYC hospital

  • 01/07/2017

A gunman in a doctor's coat is dead after shooting a number of people at a hospital in New York City. One victim of the shooting has also been found dead.

The incident happened at about 3pm on Friday (local time). Reports say about six people have been shot, and three are in a serious condition.

The gunman was reported to be wearing a doctor's coat. Police say he died after shooting himself and was found dead next to a woman's body.

He had a rifle and had reportedly barricaded himself in the building. Police believe he's a former hospital employee.

Newshub.