Gunman in custody after standoff at Baylor hospital Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Waxahachie on September 03, 2016 by Staff Report Photo courtesy Baylor Scott & White. WAXAHACHIE — At 6:23 p.m. Saturday evening, a 33-year-old Hispanic male suspect entered the Emergency Room of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie while allegedly holding a gun to the torso of an infant female.Hospital personnel quickly called 9-1-1, cleared out the waiting room and the suspect gave the baby over to them. Police arrived at 6:24 p.m. and entered into a standoff with suspect.The suspect indicated to hospital staff that he had another child in his car in the parking lot, which personnel also brought to safety during the incident.Photo courtesy Ellis County Sheriff's Office.Lorenzo Zarate of Austin, Texas was arrested by the Waxahachie Police Department at Baylor Scott & White at Waxahachie on Saturday, September 3, 2016 following allegations he pointed a gun at his daughter and entered into a standoff with police.A hostage negotiator was called in and after approximately 15 minutes of negotiation, the standoff ended safely at 7:40 p.m., resulting in the arrest of Lorenzo Zarate of Austin. Zarate is charged with one count of making a terroristic threat, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and one count of trying to take a gun from an officer.Zarate was driving on IH-35E from Austin, and for unknown reasons made the decision to stop at the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie. The incident remains under investigation. You may also be interested in readingHospital gunman diagnosed with PTSD after Iraqi WarVideo: Firefighters rescue mother and daughter in high water on FM 876WDL publisher threatens Ellis County Citizen with legal actionMichael Scott chosen as new Waxahachie City ManagerWISD Trustee Candidate: James Richmond Villarreal17 firearms stolen from Waxahachie gun storeLone Star Park and Texas horse racing tracks cease operationsAlleged gunman in critical condition after Ennis officer opens fireTxDOT to hold Feb. 16 public meeting for replacement of US 77 Viaduct bridgeRed Oak woman killed by hit and run driver ← Ellis County Grand Jury indicts former Somervell deputyCOLUMN: Be careful on the roads this weekend → You must log in to post a comment.