New York Hospital Shooting Caught On Video As Man Guns Down Patient

A New Yorker has been arrested after allegedly shooting at another man in a hospital emergency room.

Keber Martinez was arrested on Tuesday night and charged with attempted murder, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a firearm, police confirmed to Newsweek.

Martinez allegedly shot at a man, striking him in the arm, at the Jacobi hospital in the Bronx. The victim's identity has not yet been revealed.

Police were called to the ER of Jacobi Hospital, located at 1400 Pelham Parkway South, at roughly 12:34 p.m.

Upon arrival, police found a 35-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the arm. He was treated for these injuries on-site and is expected to survive.

Footage of the shooting was obtained by PIX11 News and shared to its Twitter page.

An investigation by authorities determined that two males, including the suspect, entered the emergency room on foot. They got into a verbal dispute with the victim before the suspect fired multiple shots.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the incident should come forward.

On Monday, Mayor Eric Adams held a news conference outlining plans to tackle gun violence in New York City.

He highlighted the importance of combating gun crime and violence in the city as well as his personal experiences with those on the front lines.

"My fellow New Yorkers, we are going to do a lot more than pray, we are going to turn our pain into purpose," Adams said.

"We are going to unite and take action, New York is filled as if a sea of violence is engulfing our city.

"But as your mayor, I promise you I will not let this happen. We will not surrender our city to the violent few.

"We are going to go back and we won't go back to the back old days. We are going to get trigger pullers off the streets and guns out of their hands."

During the speech, the mayor also announced the release of his Blueprint to End Gun Violence in New York.

"The sea of violence comes from many rivers, we must dam every river that feeds this greater crisis," Adams said.

"Our blueprint to end gun violence address each one of these causes with both immediate interventions and long-term prevention strategies."

One of these strategies included increasing the number of officers on New York's streets and subways.

Adams also highlighted the importance of "fixing [the] broken schools, supporting unhoused New Yorkers [and] improving access to mental health services."

Police tape stock image. A man was arrested after allegedly shooting at an individual at the hospital. Getty Images