2 dead at Durham medical center ruled murder-suicide

2 dead at Durham medical center ruled murder-suicide


MATTERS, THIS IS CBS 17 NEWS. A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING THAT LEADS TO A CRASH, A BODY FOUND IN FRONT OF AN APARTMENT BUILDING AND TWO SEPARATE SHOOTINGS THAT LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD. ALL THAT GUN VIOLENCE HAPPENED IN DURHAM JUST SINCE FRIDAY NIGHT. SINCE THEN THIS MORNING TO MORE BODIES FOUND AT THE UNC MEDICAL CENTER. POLICE SAY LEQUINTIN FORD KILLED VICTORIA AMANDA ST. HILLAIRE AND THEN TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF. CRYSTAL PRICE IS DIGGING DEEPER INTO THE LATEST VIOLENCE. Reporter: TONIGHT WE KNOW THAT FORD HAS A CRIMINAL HISTORY OF STALKING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND COURT RECORDS SHOW HE VIOLATED A PROTECTIVE ORDER THIS MONTH. THE SHOOTING HAPPENED IN THIS PARKING LOT NEAR THE MEDICAL CENTER WHERE THE WOMAN WORKED. POLICE GOT THE CALL AROUND 8:00 THIS MORNING AROUND THAT TIME. FORD SHOT ST. HILLAIRE AND TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF IN THE PARKING LOT AT THE UNC FAMILY MEDICINE CENTER . THE 25 TO 35 PEOPLE INSIDE THE BUILDING WERE EVACUATED. MANY OF THE EMPLOYEES WERE SHAKEN UP BY WHAT HAPPENED. I AM SHAKEN BECAUSE I COULD HAVE BEEN RIGHT THERE WHEN ALL OF THIS HAPPENED. IT IS JUST SAD THAT THIS IS GOING ON IN THIS WORLD. THE SAFETY OF UNC HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEES IS OF THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE, AND THAT IS WHAT WE ARE WORRIED ABOUT AT THIS POINT. Reporter: THE FACILITY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. UNC OFFICIALS WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS. 29-YEAR-OLD JONATHAN LAMONT

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