Standoff near Terry ends peacefully - - Jackson, MS

Standoff near Terry ends peacefully

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A standoff at a home on Tank Road in Hinds County ended peacefully Friday afternoon.

Sheriff's deputies had gone to the home to arrest a man suspected of shooting into a relative's house.

When deputies got there, the man went inside with his elderly mother and would not come out.

A hostage negotiator and numerous officers were brought in as a precaution. Then, at about 5:30 p.m., the man surrendered peacefully.

He's identified as Robert Kent Watts, 47, of Terry, and he's charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling.

No one was injured.

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