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Two hospital employees killed in shooting at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, suspect in custody

Two hospital employees killed in shooting at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, suspect in custody

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

Dallas police say the shooting happened at a hospital in the 1400 block of North Beckley Avenue around 11 a.m. Saturday.

The hospital says a preliminary investigation indicates the suspect shot and killed the employees and then confronted a Methodist Health System police officer.

The officer shot and wounded the suspect. He was then restrained, stabilized and transported to another hospital for treatment.

Executive Director of the Texas Combined Law Enforcement Association he said the suspect shot two nurses from the maternity ward. An officer in the area saw the suspect with a gun and fired one shot, striking the suspect.

There is no ongoing threat, according to the hospital.

Methodist Health System police are investigating the shooting with the assistance of Dallas police.

The hospital’s announcement states:

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This is a developing story. Check back with FOX 4 for more information.





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