Dr. Benjamin Mauck, an orthopaedic surgeon with Campbell Clinic was shot and killed by a patient inside an exam room, at the Collierville location. The suspect was arrested approximately five minutes later near the front entrance to the clinic, according to Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane.
The clinic released a statement shortly after the 2:15 shooting:
"Earlier today, we experienced a single shooter event inside our Collierville clinic.
We are shocked and heartbroken to confirm the incident resulted in the tragic loss of one of our highly respected and beloved physicians, Dr. Ben Mauck. We ask that you please lift his family in prayer.
During this difficult time, we will be working through many details and will keep you updated as we are able.
We have decided to close all Campbell Clinic locations tomorrow, July 12 and will communicate the reopening of all facilities at a later time.
We appreciate our local law enforcement officers who responded within minutes. We will continue to work closely with authorities as this remains an active investigation.
Our priorities remain Faith, Family and Patient Care. At this time, we ask for your prayers for the entire Campbell Clinic family, as well as for the privacy of Dr. Mauck’s family."