UPDATE: Coroner identifies suspect in medical facility shooting

LAS VEGAS - UPDATE: The Clark County coroner has identified the suspect in this shooting as 50 year-old Chad Broderick

One person was shot and killed at a medical facility Thursday afternoon, Metro Police said.

Metro first started getting calls about the incident around 3:30 p.m. Police say the shooting happened at a medical facility in the 300 block of North Buffalo Drive.

"This individual was a patient at this facility, had asked for an unscheduled appointment that could not be accommodated, and at that point the individual was reported to have pulled out a hand gun," said Officer Laura Meltzer, the Public Relations Officer for Metro Police. "He shot the two employees, and then we had the injury to people who tried to escape the facility." 

Authorities say four people were shot. Three of the victims were taken to the hospital, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said.

"The police officer brought patients into the lobby and we just kind of got the gist of what was going on so we just tried to help the best we could," said Lauren McClary, helped victims.

The man turned the gun on himself and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

"It's really shocking how people could do something like that, you know?  For something so small,"said Michael Evans, bystander.

"Officers' response was very quick to this incident," Meltzer said. "Once we received those initial calls of possible shots fired; possible active shooter, the very first officers that arrived formed a team and immediately went in to try and take care of the situation."


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