OSAKA– A 37-year-old female nurse was shot dead by a former patient at a hospital in the city of Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, on Thursday afternoon, according to local police.

Following the shooting at Senboku Jinnai Hospital, the man proceeded to stab 37-year-old doctor Hitoshi Jinnai in the abdomen with a knife before stabbing himself in the neck in a suicide bid, investigators said.

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