Shooting Reported Inside Jackson MS Merit Health Central Monday Evening

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JACKSON, MS. (THECOUNT) — A shooting occurred Monday evening inside Merit Health Central in Jackson, according to officials.

Jackson police chief James Davis confirms that at least one shot was fired inside of the hospital.

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It is unclear at this time if anyone was hit by the bullet, reports WJTV.

JPD says it was called to assist.

Workers inside tell us that they were on lockdown before officers cleared the scene.

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Geo quick facts: Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi. The statewide Mississippi Freedom Trail runs through the city, encompassing a number of historic sites that were significant in the civil rights movement. These include the Medgar Evers Home Museum and the landmark Mississippi State Capitol building. In leafy LeFleur’s Bluff State Park, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science includes an aquarium and nature trails – wikipedia.

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