Two nurses were killed in a shooting at a hospital in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday.

Iran PressAmerica: Thousands of people lose their lives or are wounded by gunshot attacks in the US yearly. Based on official statistics, there are around 270 to 300 million guns, which is almost one gun for every American. 

In 2020 alone, 19,384 people were killed in gun homicides, showing a 35 percent increase from the previous year and the country's most significant one-year rise in gun homicides.

Dallas police identified a suspect in custody after a shooting at Methodist Dallas Medical Center on Saturday morning left two hospital employees dead.

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

Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Nestor Hernandez, who is currently on parole for aggravated robbery. He faces capital murder charges in relation to the shooting, reported The Dallas Morning News. 219

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