A man shot a female patient in a suburban hospital in Westchester County of New York state and then killed himself, AP reports, citing local authorities. According to The Journal News, county and state police were outside Westchester Medical Center, blocking the entrance, while hospital workers in their lab coats could be spotted outside the facility.
The local law enforcement stated that the female patient was in a hospital room when the gunman entered and shot her. They specified that the gunman was on the floor when police arrived. The law enforcement is still trying to determine the relationship between the victim and the shooter.
The Westchester medical center is one of the biggest Trauma Centers in the region.