A cardiac surgeon at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital was shot twice on Tuesday in what appears to have been a targeted attack. The surgeon is in critical condition, and the shooter has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Boston Police Department tweeted that the situation is "under control," and the hospital is not on lockdown.
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said that the shooter was "looking for this particular doctor" when he came into the hospital on the second floor. "There was a particular reason he targeted this doctor," Evans told The Boston Globe. "Right now we're looking into the possible motive of it."
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