George Seese, DO, was fatally shot on Monday in the parking lot of Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio, where he worked as a cardiologist, according to news reports. The gunman who shot Dr. Seese turned the gun on himself shortly afterward.
After the shooting, both men were taken inside the hospital for treatment, where both later died.
Dr. Seese, 59, attended Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 1987. Following graduation, Dr. Seese completed an internal medicine residency and a cardiology fellowship, according to AOA records.
Dr. Seese had 13 children ages 5 to 32, according to his staff bio on Stark Medical Specialties’ website, which also shares the following info:
“[Dr. Seese’s] main interest outside of the practice is his family … He loves to spend time with his children and grandchildren. He loves sports and is an avid ﬁsherman.
“He feels that his patients are part of his family. He considers it a privilege and honor that they allow him to participate in their heart care.”