Nestor Hernandez

Nestor Hernandez is charged with capital murder in the shooting of social worker Jacqueline Pokuaa and nurse Katie Annette Flowers in Oct. 2022. Hernandez was out on parole in October 2022. He had permission to be at Methodist Hospital because his girlfriend at the time was giving birth to their baby. Dallas Police said once he was in the room with her, he became angry and accused his girlfriend of cheating on him then began hitting her with a pistol he brought into the hospital. Tragically, when Pokuaa and Flowers tried to help, they were fatally shot. A Methodist health system police officer confronted Hernandez and then shot him. After a brief standoff he was treated and arrested.