Woman, security guard shot and killed at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS; victims identified

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Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
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JACKSON, MS – (WIAT, WJTV & CNN)- Jackson Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened at the Baptist Medical Center Wednesday morning in Mississippi.

According to Jackson Police, they received a call around 6:00 a.m. that two hospital employees had been shot in the employee parking lot located on North State Street.

According to investigators, it appeared that a woman got into a tussle with the suspect during a domestic incident.

That is when a security guard stepped in to stop the incident. At that point, shots were fired. Jackson Police say the woman and the security guard were both killed.

They have been identified as 32-year-old Christina Deloris Davis and 64-year-old Browning Luckett Junior.

According to the Jackson Police Department Davis’ car was taken from the parking lot.

CBS, affiliate WJTV Channel 12 later in the morning, a man with a gunshot wound was found dead in a Pearl cemetery.

WJTV Channel 12 spoke to the suspect’s family and according to them, the man found dead in Pearl was the suspect in the deadly shooting at Baptist Hospital.

Police have not confirmed that information at this time.

The shootings are under investigation.

Baptist Hospital released a statement about the shooting:

Earlier this morning, two of our employees were shot and killed in our parking lot. One was involved in a domestic violence situation, the other was acting as a Good Samaritan. The police are at the scene, and our campus is safe and accessible to all who need care. We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy. Our team members are our family, and losing two of them under these circumstances is devastating. We ask that you pray for the families and friends of these two team members who dedicated their professional lives to healing and protecting others.

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