JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is investigating after two people were shot and killed outside Baptist Hospital on North State Street Wednesday morning.
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.
Investigators said it appeared that a woman got into a tussle with the suspect during a domestic incident. A security guard stepped in to stop the incident and that’s when shots were fired.
The woman and the security guard were killed. They have been identified as 32-year-old Christina Deloris Davis and 64-year-old Browning Luckett Junior. JPD said Davis’ car was taken from the parking lot.
Later in the morning, a man with gunshot wounds was found dead in a Pearl cemetery. The man has been identified as 33-year-old Jamal Holmes. Jackson Police said Holmes died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound not long after the incident.
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.Baptist Hospital