Man Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds at South Jersey Hospital
A man who shot himself in the emergency room at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury around noon on Thursday has died of his injuries.
In a statement the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office says the unidentified man walked into the lobby of the hospital shortly before noon as others looked on and pulled the trigger.
The man was survived what the Prosecutor's Office calls a suicide attempt and was taken to Cooper Medical Center in Camden. There were no other injuries and the 305-room hospital was not evacuated or locked down. He was pronounced dead late Thursday afternoon according to a statement from the Prosecutor's Office.
6 ABC reports doctors initially though the man died but were able to revive him.
- Man shoots self inside Inspira Hospital in Woodbury, NJ / 6 ABC
- Shooting Evacuates SJ Hospital / NBC 10
- Crews Responding To Shooting Incident At New Jersey Hospital / CBS Philadelphia
- Inspira hospital in Woodbury evacuated after shooting / South Jersey Times