ALERT: 2 Maternity Ward Nurses Gunned Down Inside Hospital

( – Two maternity ward nurses were shot and killed inside the hospital where they worked by a man on parole who was then shot and captured by a police officer.

The horrific crime took place inside Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas.

As Fox 4 KDFW reports in its most up-to-date dispatch:

Two hospital employees were killed in a shooting at Methodist Dallas Medical Center.

“Dallas police say the shooting happened inside the hospital on the 1400 block of North Beckley Avenue.

“The hospital says according to its preliminary investigation, the suspect shot and killed the employees and was then confronted by a Methodist Health System police officer.

The officer shot the suspect, 30-year-old Nestor Hernandez, injuring him. He was then detained, stabilized and transported to another hospital for treatment.” [emphasis added]

The suspect had been released and was free on parole.

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

“Dallas police chief Eddie Garcia called the shooting ‘an abhorrent failure of our criminal justice system.’ [emphasis added]