In a news conference with media, Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz said that the shots fired call came in ten minutes before 3 p.m.
According to Chief Schultz, the incident started after Dominguez-Garcia was on the sixth floor of the hospital, which is the pediatrics ward, where according to media reports the “Went off” on the girlfriend. Media reports say family members were attempting to pull the 21-year-old off the girlfriend, when he pulled out a small semi-automatic weapon.
Chief Schultz said that Dominguez-Garcia discharged the weapon.
The patient was a child of the girlfriend, according to reports. Dominguez-Garcia, according to Chief Schultz is considered armed and dangerous. Patients at UNMH were not in any danger and video surveillance shows Dominguez-Garcia leaving the hospital and heading west.
Both UNM Hospital and UNM North and Main Campus are now open.