Update:  Police say a doctor was shot inside a prestigious Boston hospital before the gunman killed himself.
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says the physician was shot twice and suffered life-threatening injuries.

Evans says police were on the scene at Brigham and Women's Hospital within seconds after getting the first calls at about 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers conducting a room-by-room search found the suspect dead of a self-inflicted wound in an examination room. The gun was also found.

No names have been released, and Evans did not disclose a motive. He said the suspect wasn't a patient of the doctor.

The hospital, affiliated with Harvard Medical School, said in a statement the shooting took place in its Shapiro building, a cardiovascular care and research center.

 

The original story is below:

A male doctor has been shot at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

The doctor was on the second floor of the Shapiro building according to "WHDH TV."

There is no word on his condition.

Police said the situation is ``under control.'' The hospital said in a statement Monday that the shooting took place in its Shapiro building, and confirmed a suspect was apprehended.

It said the Shapiro center had been locked down, and staff were asked to remain in place. There was no immediate information about the victim.

Massachusetts State Police said they were assisting Boston police, who are the primary investigators.

The department said there are road closures in the area and drivers should expect delays and detours.