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Boston hospital surgeon dies after shooting

A cardiac surgeon at a major Boston hospital died of gunshot wounds on Tuesday evening, hours after he was shot by a man who opened fire inside the medical center and later killed himself, officials said. Dr. Michael Davidson, the director of endovascular cardiac surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, died as a result of the morning shooting that occurred at the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, the hospital said in a statement late on Tuesday. The city's Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters that the shooter, also male, had asked for his victim by name before the attack. Brigham & Women's, located in downtown Boston amid a cluster of major healthcare facilities, is a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School.