According to an online tori.gn, the man from Saudi Arabia has been arrested by Saudi authorities for shooting a male doctor who had helped his wife’s delivery, after arguing that a female doctor should have overseen the birth.
Gulf News reports that the doctor, Muhannad Al Zabn, delivered the baby in April at the King Fahad Medical City in Riyadh.
The man offered his thanks to the doctor and asked to meet him at the hospital to show him his appreciation in person for the delivery.
The pair proceeded to meet in the hospital garden to talk about the delivery when the father unveiled a firearm and shot at the doctor, seriously wounding him.
The man ran from the scene but Saudi police later arrested him.
Health workers transferred Al Zabn to the hospital’s intensive care unit but he is now in a stable condition.
Bassam Al Buraikan, spokesperson for the King Fahad Medical City hospital, confirmed the incident to Gulf News and said authorities were conducting an investigation using evidence from the scene of the shooting.