Woman Pulls Up to Waffle House Crime Scene, Gives Birth

She was en route to hospital at the time
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 23, 2018 3:58 PM CDT
Police tape blocks off a Waffle House restaurant Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. At least four people died after a gunman opened fire at the restaurant early Sunday.   (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

(Newser) – A bizarre incident at the scene of Sunday's shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House that left four dead: As law enforcement authorities investigated hours after the shooting, a car pulled up to the restaurant. A division manager for the chain walked over and saw a woman inside—and a newborn baby, the Tennessean reports. While en route to the hospital, the car had been involved in a minor wreck nearby and "the baby just decided it was time," says a spokesperson for the chain. The manager cleared the baby's airways and emergency responders came to transport the mother and infant to a nearby hospital; citing privacy rules, the hospital would not comment on their conditions. (The suspected shooter was caught Monday.)

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