Crime

A doctor was attacked in the Singing River Hospital emergency room, officials say

Karina Booker
Karina Booker

Karina Booker is in custody in Jackson County on a count of aggravated assault after she reportedly attacked an Emergency Room physician at Singing River Hospital early Tuesday, officials said.

According to a release from Singing River, the physician sustained minor injuries, and was treated and released.

Singing River campus police originally responded to the attack before Pascagoula Police arrested 35-year-old Booker.

It’s not clear if Booker was a patient in the emergency room.

She was being held at the Jackson County jail on a $100,000 bond.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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