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Female Physician Shot and Injured in Deadly Reno Medical Office Rampage

Suicidal shooter storms urology office in broad daylight.

Published: December 18, 2013

News of another bizarre and deadly attack inside a healthcare facility carried out in broad daylight, this time at a Reno, Nev., medical office, where police say a suicidal gunman opened fire, killing 1 person and wounding 2 others, including a female physician, before turning the gun on himself, according to news reports.

Police have yet to identify the assailant or the victims, though they said that a female physician was among the wounded. Both victims were in surgery and are in in critical condition, police said. Police haven't suggested a motive for the attack, they say it was not random.

The gunman stormed the urology office of Center for Advanced Medicine and Neurology shortly after 2 p.m., police said. The office is on the third floor of a medical building at Renown Regional Medical Center.

The incident follows by 3 weeks the fatal stabbing of a nurse at a Longview, Texas, ASC. One of the 3 visitors also stabbed in the attack later died.

David Bernard

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