Chicago, Ill., Nov 20, 2018 / 12:29 pm
After a shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago left four dead, including the gunman, on Monday afternoon, the president of the U.S. bishop's conference offered prayers for the victims and called for reasonable gun restrictions.
"Yesterday, at a place which should be a center of healing, a police officer, a doctor and a pharmaceutical resident lost their lives in a senseless act of gun violence," Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said in a Nov. 20 statement.
"We entrust to Almighty God the victims and their loved ones and for [sic] the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe. May her love and compassion embrace and bring comfort to those who sorrow," he said.
According to reports, the shooting is being investigated as a domestic dispute. Dr. Tamara O'Neal, one of the victims, had been engaged to gunman Juan Lopez until September.