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Multiple people were believed to be wounded on Friday in a shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York, according to a New York Police Department source.
The shooter is dead at the hospital, according to the NYPD. The suspect, who was wearing a white lab coat and had ID on him, shot himself on the 16th floor, according to law enforcement officials.
The body of a woman who was shot was found near the body of the shooting suspect, the officials tell CNN.
Police have not confirmed information on the number of people wounded or their conditions, said NYPD spokeswoman Annette Shelton.
The shooter is believed to be a former hospital employee, local law enforcement officials told CNN. The NYPD has advised people to avoid the area.
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