Shooting at Boston Hospital Left One Dead and One in Critical Condition

kim kardashian

A cardiologist was shot Tuesday morning at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston after a gunman entered the building searching for the doctor specifically by name.

The shooting took place on the second floor of the hospital on the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Cardiovascular Center. The doctor, whose identity still has not been released, was shot in a foyer between the waiting area and the examining area, and authorities said he was quickly taken to an emergency room.

The hospital made an announcement over the PA system, but did not disclose all the details to those in the hospital. One witnessed said that the scene was chaotic as people were trying to evacuate. It was also reported that police were called and arrived almost instantaneously.

Commissioner William Evans said at a news conference at the hospital that, “He was targeted and that reason right now is unclear. There was something in the past that upset this guy.”

It is still unsure of the motives behind the attack, but as Evan’s points out the two must have some sort of history with each other.

After the shooting, another man was found dead in an examining room, but the shot that killed him looked self-induced, authorities say his description matches that of the shooter, and they believe it was indeed him.

Evans stated, “The doctor is not the only victim here. I’m sure he [the shooter] has some loved ones.” They are investigating why the two may have had problems with each other and why the altercation resulted in this type of scene.



Photo: BRIAN SNYDER/RushHourDaily


Have a tip we should know?


Most Read

  1. News
    Pandora Papers Financial Leak Shows Us the Secrets of the World’s Rich and Powerful
    3 years ago
  2. Health
    US Supreme Court Rejects J & J TALC Cancer Case Appeal
    3 years ago
  3. Lifestyle
    9 Habits that Drain your Daily Focus and How to Avoid Them
    3 years ago
    Women’s Demand for Shapewear – the big Trends
    3 years ago
    Valentino Launches its Cosmetics Line
    3 years ago
  6. Health
    US Promises to Share 60 million Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccines
    3 years ago
  7. Health
    UK Offers Aid Amid Surging COVID-19 Cases in India
    3 years ago
  8. Sports
    Thousands of fans welcome Charlton funeral cortege at Old Trafford
    7 months ago
  9. News
    Brit left fighting for life after train derails in Argentinia
    7 months ago
    Dubai faces down airline rivals with $50 bln jet orders
    7 months ago
  11. Sunak
    UK’s Sunak brings back Cameron, sacks Braverman
    7 months ago
  12. Sports
    Man United’s Hojlund, Eriksen withdrawn from Denmark team duty
    7 months ago
  13. Health
    Autumn Sneezing Syndrome is on the rise… here’s what you can do
    7 months ago
  14. Canada
    Canada beat Italy to win Billie Jean King Cup for first time
    7 months ago

Follow @rushhourdaily: