SOMERS, N.Y. (PIX11) — A doctor and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York shot her baby and then herself, police said.
A preliminary investigation revealed that at 7:00 a.m., Krystal Cascetta entered her child’s room and shot her baby, and then turned the gun on herself.
The scene is consistent with a murder-suicide, officials said.
The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation is currently investigating the incident.
“The Mount Sinai community is greatly saddened by the tragic loss of a Mount Sinai Health System doctor and her child. We extend our deepest sympathies to Dr. Cascetta’s family, friends, colleagues, and patients,” a hospital spokesperson said in a statement.