Standoff with Booneville police ends with no injuries
A police call to a family disturbance around 3:30 p.m. turned into a standoff with the region’s police until about 7:45 p.m. Saturday. Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey said they were called to Water Village Apartments No. 107 at 301 Jefferson St. for the disturbance when a man barricaded himself inside the unit.
Ramey said the man inside had a gun and a shot was fired. Around 6 p.m., the Tupelo Police Department’s SWAT team was called in to assist.
No injuries were reported and the man was taken into custody and is being held in the Prentiss County jail. Ramey said felony charges will be pursued.