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Suspect threatens to kill trailer residents and then himself in standoff

RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A standoff began just after 9 am on Carter Creek Lane off Highway 43.

Residents at a trailer called authorities saying there was an armed man there threatening to kill them and then himself. 

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey says the residents were able to escape with a small child. The Rankin County SWAT team was called in and they took the individual into custody without incident. 

We're told he is suffering from mental illness and has been hospitalized for an evaluation. 

His name is not being released at this time.

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