Update: Later Tuesday
The middle portion of the broadcast today was pre-empted EDT by an Oklahoma tornado update on all the major networks. During that portion, apparently Will tried to coutnerattack in the shed and was shot by Jensen. (The episode will be available tomorrow online.) It does appear that Hope has apprended Jensen right at the end of the episode and that Nick is safe.
The spoiler available online appear to suggest that Will has been killed and is gone from the show as a character. The spoilers are fragmentary and may not be reliable, as soaps have a way of bringing characters back to life. But at this point, it appears that Chandler Massey's role as this appealing character may have come to a tragic end.
In the meantime, Sonny appears to have delivered Gabi's baby.
There are no victims, no heroes. There is reality, and there is grace.
A typical cliff-hanger, and NBC-Corday took advantage of incomplete spoilers to surprise us. Will pulls through the emergency surgery, and in the final scene today Will and Sonny are together as Will recovers. The script mentioned the hospital visitation issue for gay couples (without marriage or specific domestic partner legislation).
Sonny has delivered Gabi's baby.
YouTube calls Will and Sonny "the happiest couple in Salem".
It sounded like some music (orchestral) from one of Verdi's operas played in the last moments today.
Update: Wednesday May 29. 2013
Nick takes the baby to Will, who wakes up with the opportunity to hold the baby with Sonny at his side.. Sonny said that, regarding childbirth, the mother does all the work.
Update: May 30
At the end of the episode, with Lucas in the room, Will fell back asleep, and the camera focused (dwadling gratuitously) on the inactive medical monitor. I hope isn't an ominous sign. Medically, there is no reason why he would get into trouble now.
Blake Berris showed real acting as he demonstrates Nick's remorse in facing his wife about what happened to him in prison.