Dr. Henry Bello, a former family medicine doctor in the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center network, was identified by police as the gunman who shot seven people before killing himself. Three doctors were among the victims and a female doctor has died from her injuries. According to the New York Times, the shooting took place on the 16th and 17th floors just before 3 pm EST. The incident lasted less than 15 minutes before the doctor killed himself.
There are additional reports stating that the Bello attempted to light himself on fire prior to shooting himself.
Law enforcement officials say the doctor who opened fire at a New York City hospital where he once worked may have doused himself in an accelerant and tried to set himself on fire before shooting himself to death.” – Washington Post
NYPD Commish: Bronx Lebanon Hospital shooter attempted to set himself on fire #nbc4ny