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Gun Seller Dismissed From Suit Over Hospital Shooting by Doctor

April 29, 2019, 2:59 PM

Federal law protects Upstate Guns and Ammo LLC from a shooting victim’s negligence suit stemming from a disgruntled doctor’s attack at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, a federal court in New York ruled April 26.

Dr. Henry Bello resigned from Bronx-Lebanon in response to sexual harassment allegations in 2015, according to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He returned in 2017 with an AR-15 rifle and killed a doctor, wounded five members of the medical staff and a patient, and killed himself.

One of the wounded was Justin Timperio, then a first-year medical resident. Timperio sued ...