EXCLUSIVE: Father of Bronx Lebanon Hospital shooting victim speaks out

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Sunday, July 2, 2017
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Kristin Thorne has more from Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

SOUTH BRONX, New York (WABC) -- The family of 29-year-old Oluwafunmike Ojewoye is now at her bedside.

Her father, Paul Ojewoye told Eyewitness News exclusively that his daughter is not talking much about what happened last Friday. That was the day when seven people were shot inside Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

The shooter, Dr. Henry Bello used to work as a physician there, but was forced to resign two years ago.

Police said Bello fatally shot Dr. Tracy Tam. She had just started working at the hospital.

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Ojewoye is a new resident as well, and recently graduated from medical school at Temple University.

"She was able to tell me a little bit, but everything she has told the detectives," Paul Ojewoye said.

Paul also said that while his daughter is scared, she is calm.

"Anybody would be scared about this. She's scared, but she's calm right now," he added, "God is in control."