Two people are reportedly dead while a male suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that occurred at a Dallas hospital on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Arrested in connection with the shooting was Nestor Hernandez on suspicion of capital murder by Methodist Health System police following the shooting incident that happened at the Methodist Medical Center.

Police reportedly responded to the shooting incident at around 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, CNN reported. The two people who died in the shooting have yet to be identified.

"We @DallasPD are grateful for the support and care provided to our officers by @mhshospitals," Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia posted on social media. "Our thoughts are with staff and victims of today's events. We will do EVERYTHING to assist in this investigation. This is a tragedy, and an abhorrent failure of our criminal justice system."

It was learned as well that Hernandez was out on parole for aggravated robbery. The 30-year-old also had an ankle monitor at the time of the shooting according to Dallas police.

It was also added in an official release that an officer had confronted Hernandez at the scene before shooting him. The 30-year-old was transported to another unnamed hospital for treatment.

"I'm outraged along with our community, at the lack of accountability, and the travesty of the fact that under this broken system we give violent criminals more chances than our victims," Garcia rued. "The pendulum has swung too far."

It was later added by CBS 11 that the two victims were nurses on the labor and delivery floor of the hospital. An official statement was released by the hospital following the death of the two health workers.

"Our entire organization is grieving this unimaginable tragedy. During this devastating time, we want to ensure our patients, physicians, employees, and community that Methodist Dallas Medical Center is safe, and there is no ongoing threat," the statement posted on Facebook read. "Our prayers are with our lost co-workers and their families, as well as our entire Methodist family. We appreciate the community's support during this difficult time."

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