HORROR: Man Shots Top Tennessee Surgeon in Examination Room | Gateway Experts | by Cristina Laila

A Memphis man fatally shot a Tennessee surgeon in an exam room on Tuesday.

The killer, 29-year-old Larry Pickens, was reportedly a patient at Campbell Clinic Orthopedics and threatened a staff member for a week before shooting Dr. Benjamin Mauck.

Pickens was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault, WREG reported.

According to the Collierville Police Department, Pickens pulled a gun from his belt and shot Dr. Mauck three times in the examination room at the clinic on Poplar Avenue.

Tragic death of Dr. Mauck is a great loss to society.

Based on The New York PostDr. Mauck was named on the Memphis Magazine Top Doctors List of 2023 last week.

Benjamin Mauck became an orthopedic surgeon so he could help people and change people’s lives.

He also worked as an orthopedic surgeon at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Mauck is survived by his wife and two beautiful children (pictured below).

Pickens’ bail was set at $1.2 million.

The motive for the killing is unclear.

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