NEW YORK (CNN) – Police say a person who shot several people at a Bronx hospital Friday is dead.
Four to six 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 spokeswoman.
Police said the shooter, who was believed to be a former hospital employee, was dead.
The NYPD has advised people to avoid the area.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been briefed on the unfolding situation, according to a tweet from the mayor’s office.
The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx borough is among the largest providers of outpatient services in New York.