Nigerians In United States Condemn Bello’s Hospital Shooting
He is one Nigerian that many others are not proud of. Nigerian medical doctor who shot and killed 7 people in the United States of America on Friday.
Bello, a 45-year-old man, shot dead a woman on the 17th floor of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York and injured six others on the 16th floor, before allegedly killing himself.
The Nigerian community in America is distancing itself from the heinous act committed by this fellow.
“The Organization for the Advancement of Nigerians (OAN, Inc.) condemns, in strongest terms, the senseless and shocking shooting of seven innocent people by Dr Henry Bello at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital on Friday, June 30, 2017.
“On behalf of the Nigerian Community in New York City, we offer our sympathies and condolences to the family of Dr. Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, the physician whose life was unjustly taken by this senseless shooting,” said OAN in a statement issued by its President, Solomon Bakare, adding that Nigerians in the U.S. are the best of their kind.
“Our thoughts and prayers also go to the other victims, most of whom are still undergoing treatment for their injuries, as well as to the entire staff and patients of the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, who have been needlessly traumatized by Dr Bello’s heinous act,” the statement added.