A nursing assistant fatally shot a co-worker inside a Philadelphia hospital early Monday morning and then wounded two officers during a shootout with police, authorities said.
The 55-year-old shooter was still in his scrubs when he opened fire on the ninth floor of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital shortly after midnight, according to police..
“The male who was the shooter fired at the officers, and four of the officers returned fire,” Outlaw told reporters. “We learned that he was wearing body armor and was carrying multiple weapons in addition to the long gun, which was believed to be an AR-15. He was also carrying some form of a handgun, a semi-automatic handgun.”