A staff member at the hospital tells News 4 it was under lockdown as police helped to bring people out floor by floor.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) said its personnel are on the scene at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital where there are reports of several people shot.
Police identified the gunman as Henry Bello, a former doctor at the hospital. CLICK TO WATCH LIVE COVERAGE FROM EYEWITNESS NEWSThere were at least three people shot and a total of five people injured in the shooting.
The condition of the doctors was not known, according to the Fire Department official.
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Few details about the shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital were immediately available from official sources.
"It looks like [the shooter is] an employee of the hospital, that's what we're hearing, unconfirmed, right now", the FDNY official told the Times.
Emergency medical workers can not yet enter the building as it has not yet been secured by police.
The New York City mayor tweeted saying he was aware of the situation. Police said there could be more victims but they are now searching the area floor by floor.