1 dead, 4 injured in shooting at Minnesota health clinic

1 dead, 4 injured in shooting at Minnesota health clinic
Law enforcement personnel walk toward the Allina Health clinic, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Buffalo, Minn. Source: AP
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Daily US Times: A 67-year-old man unhappy with the health care he’d received opened fire at a health clinic Tuesday, killing one person and injured four others, and bomb technicians were investigating a suspicious device left in the clinic and others at a motel where he was staying, authorities said.

All five victims were rushed to the hospital, and the hospital authority confirmed the one death Tuesday night. Three people remained in stable but critical condition and a fourth had been discharged.

The Tuesday morning attack happened at an Allina clinic in Buffalo, a community of about 15,000 people roughly 40 miles northwest of Minneapolis. Authorities said Gregory Paul Ulrich opened fire at the facility and was arrested before noon.

Police said it was too early to tell if the attacker had targeted a specific doctor, court records show he at one point had been ordered to have no contact with a man whose name matches that of a doctor at the clinic.

Wright County Sheriff Sean Deringer said, as authorities searched the health clinic for more victims, they found the suspicious device and evacuated the building.

It was immediately unclear whether that device exploded, but footage aired in TV showed several shattered plate-glass windows at the clinic.

Deringer said suspicious devices were also found at a local Super 8 motel where Gregory Paul Ulrich had been staying, and there were at least two shattered windows there as well.

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