A Nigerian, Henry Bello shot one and injured six others at a hospital in Bronx New York on Friday. The shooter who was a former employee disguised wearing a hospital jacket similar to that of Doctors.
According to witnesses, Henry had initially sought to start a fire in the hospital’s 16th floor but was curtailed by the sprinkling system.
The 45 year old suspect was found dead on the 17th floor by shooting himself. Officials confirmed that Bello had an AR-15 type assault rifle.
Federal Bureau of Investigation says it is treating the case not as an act of terrorism.
He went to medical school on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean. Bello has past arrests for sex abuse, turnstile jumping, burglary and public urination, law enforcement sources said.