Doctor shot dead by patient at German hospital

A doctor has been shot dead by a patient at a hospital in Germany, who then turned the gun on himself.

The shooting happened in at the Benjamin-Franklin Hospital in Berlin and was carried out by a 72-year-old.

A 55-year-old doctor and father of two was shot and died from his injuries about two hours later.


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News.com.au reported that a police spokeswoman said “according to preliminary information, a patient at the hospital shot a doctor and then killed himself”.

She said there was “no indication this was a terror attack”.

Police said no one else was injured in the shooting and they believe the gunman acted alone, according to RT.

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