According to local reports, a SECOND hospital worker has died after a gunman broke into a church in Texas on Saturday and opened fire.
Nestor Hernandez, 30, was charged with capital murder for killing both unidentified Dallas Methodist Medical Center employees.
Hernandez, who has a long criminal history, was on probation and was wearing an ankle monitor when he opened fire.
His victims who are both reported Said to be nurses, they were found near the hospital’s delivery and delivery area.
The first nurse died at the scene, while the second hospital worker was listed as in critical condition before her death overnight.
Dallas Police, along with the Dallas Fire-Rescue, responded to the 911 call around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
But the suspect was stopped by a hospital officer, who shot the mass shooter, the Dallas Morning News reported.
He was arrested by the authorities and taken to another local hospital and is now facing murder with a death penalty.
Police said Hernandez is already on parole for aggravated robbery and has a current house arrest ankle monitor, according to the outlet.
One of the victims was reportedly a retired nurse who loved her grandchildren dearly, WFAA said.
Those who made them new thought they were a natural “take-charge” type, the outlet said.
A statement was issued by the executive branch of the Methodist Health System.
They said: “The Methodist Health System Family is heartbroken at the loss of two team members.
“Our entire organization mourns this unimaginable tragedy.
“During this devastating time, we want to reassure our patients and staff that Methodist Dallas Medical Center is safe and there is no ongoing threat.
“Our prayers are with our lost associates and their families, as well as with our entire Methodist family.
“We appreciate the support of the community during this difficult time.”
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