Dr. Hastings was the second victim of the Grimlock, the first being Helen York. He was killed in the parking garage of the hospital after working late on an emergency. He was married and missed dinner with his wife and her parents. Despite getting frustrated at with the long hours and enjoying the perks, Dr. Hastings loved his job and being able to save lives. This meant he had a strong aura, which is why the Grimlock chose him as a victim.