Two hospital employees killed in shooting at Texas hospital, suspect had ankle monitor

Two hospital nurses were shot and killed at a Dallas hospital on Saturday

By Sarah Rumpf | Fox News

Law enforcement outside of Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas. Two employees were shot on Saturday morning. (Fox 4)

Two hospital employees were killed in a shooting at Methodist Dallas Medical Center on Saturday morning. Police have a suspect in the deadly shooting in custody.

At approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday, Methodist Health System police, Dallas police and Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to a shooting in the 1400 block of North Beckley Avenue, the hospital said in a news release.

According to WFAA, law enforcement found two nurses shot near the labor and delivery area of the hospital. Both of the nurses worked in the maternity ward.

After the shooting, a Methodist Health System police officer shot and injured the suspect, 30-year-old Nestor Hernandez.

Methodist Health System Police arrested Hernandez for capital murder.

Dallas Police say Hernandez is currently on parole for aggravated robbery and had an active ankle monitor at the time of the shooting.

Law enforcement outside of Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas. Two employees were shot on Saturday morning.

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