BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Police rushed to a suburban New York hospital after two sufferers reported seeing a person with a shotgun, however after hours of looking officers concluded it was a false alarm.
The incident at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville Sunday evening sparked a large police response from close by cities, together with SWAT groups.
Hours later, police say digicam footage from exterior the sufferers’ room confirmed there was no particular person armed with any form of lengthy gun or handgun on their flooring.
Police say the sufferers have been “credible witnesses” however might have been mistaken.
In 2017, a physician opened hearth inside a Bronx hospital, killing a physician and hurting six others earlier than killing himself on the scene. The previous physician Bronx Lebanon Hospital had been pressured to resign amid a sexual harassment declare.