Physi­cian, phar­macy res­i­dent killed in Chicago hos­pi­tal shoot­ing

Modern Healthcare - - Regional News -

Mercy Hos­pi­tal in Chicago lost two staffers in a shoot­ing that left four dead, in­clud­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer and the gun­man.

Emer­gency room physi­cian Dr. Tam­era O’Neal and phar­macy res­i­dent Dayna Less were killed. Po­lice say O’Neal, 38, was con­fronted in the hos­pi­tal park­ing lot by the gun­man, with whom she had been in a do­mes­tic re­la­tion­ship. Wit­nesses said the man shot her mul­ti­ple times, and af­ter she fell to the ground the gun­man stood over her and shot her again.

Ac­cord­ing to Chicago Po­lice Su­per­in­ten­dent Eddie John­son, Less, 25, was shot as she stepped out of an el­e­va­tor.

Also killed was Sa­muel Jimenez, a 28-year-old Chicago po­lice of­fi­cer with three chil­dren.

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