Three shot, one dead at Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital

Credit: Wiki Commons
Credit: Wiki Commons

A shooting in the psychiatric ward of Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital resulted in a dead female employee and an injured doctor, reports say.

The Delaware County District Attorney told NBC10 that the male shooter, who has psychiatric issues, was also shot during the malay and is in critical condition at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. It remains unclear who shot the gunman.

The doctor suffered a graze wound, but there are no updates on his condition, according to the news outlet.

The psych ward is on the third floor of the Sister Marie Lenahan Wellness Center along the 1500 block of Lansdowne Avenue in Delaware County.

The wellness center has been evacuated and police are checking the building as precaution.

Stay with Metro as more information becomes available.



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