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Shooting: Dallas hospital shooter was facility for a birth

A 30-year-old Dallas man was charged with capital murder after being the shooter at a hospital he visited for a birth.

gun was used in dallas hospital shooting that killed two employees while shooter was at facility for birth

The man shot two hospital employees, killing them after parole gave him permission to be at the hospital for the birth of a child.

Nestor Hernandez is the man identified as the shooter.

Dallas hospital shooter left two employees dead while he was visiting for a birth

Hernandez was given permission to be at the hospital with his significant other while she delivered her child on Saturday.

The hospital is the Methodist Dallas Medical Center.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokeswoman Amanda Hernandez gave details surrounding the man, according to My Twin Tiers.

He was sentenced to prison for aggravated robbery and released to parole last October.

Police say he started shooting at the hospital around 11 a.m. and killed two employees. He was then shot and injured by a hospital police officer.

Details about the victims and why the shooting happened have not been shared.

Hernandez was taken to a different hospital for treatment and the prison system is working with police to investigate the shooting.


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