It happened at the city's Bronx-Lebanon Hospital
One doctor has died and six other people have been injured following a shooting at a hospital in New York.
The incident happened at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.
Police Commissioner James O'Neill said the shooter - who died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound - was armed with an assault rifle.
A female doctor died, and five of the other six victims had been seriously injured. The 6th injured victim was shot in the leg.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was not a terrorist incident, and appeared to be workplace related.
An assault rifle was found nearby. The subject was wearing a white, medical type coat— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 30, 2017
He added there was a fire at the scene that complicated the emergency services' response.
A police spokesperson earlier said 'one shooter is deceased' at the scene.
The suspect is believed to have been a former employee of the hospital.
One shooter is deceased at the hospital. https://t.co/qgRQdwd33j— J. Peter Donald (@JPeterDonald) June 30, 2017
The force confirmed that several others were injured, while Mayor de Blasio indicated that other victims were fighting for their lives.
A total of 6 additional gunshot victims were removed to the ER of Hospital. 5 of them were seriously injured & 1 was shot in the leg— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 30, 2017