A doctor has been shot at a hospital in the German capital Berlin, according to police. The gunman later shot and killed himself.
The incident took place at a clinic at Charité University’s Benjamin Franklin campus, located in the Steglitz district, in the city’s southwest.
Berlin’s police department has released a statement saying the doctor is critically injured and currently being treated in an intensive care unit.
There are unconfirmed reports from Bild that the doctor is a senior dental surgeon.
The shooting took place at around 11:00 GMT. An anti-terrorist unit is at the scene, and the main building has been evacuated, according to the Bild newspaper.
Der Arzt wurde nach ersten Erkenntnissen lebensgefährlich verletzt & befindet sich in intensivmedizinischer Behandlung. Weitere Infos folgen
— Polizei Berlin (@polizeiberlin) July 26, 2016
The Benjamin Franklin Clinic is part of one of Europe’s largest hospitals. It was formed following the merger of the Freie Universitat Berlin and Humboldt Universitat and there are four locations around the city.
Source: Daily News