Suspect accused of pushing nurse practitioner into wall


EUPORA, Miss. (WCBI) – Eupora police are searching for the person accused of pushing a nurse practitioner inside a hospital after a deadly shooting.

Police Chief Greg Hunter confirmED officers were called to North Mississippi Medical Center Eupora after Jerome Collum was shot this past weekend.

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Collum later died.

Hunter said THE medical worker was pushed into a wall, which is a felony charge.

Charges have been filed but an arrest has not been made.

Hunter told WCBI that police will not tolerate a medical worker being touch while trying to provide life-saving care.

A NMMC spokesperson told WCBI the Eupora facility has security measures in place and Eupora police do help when additional security is needed.