Man in Clinton hotel standoff being charged with felony - - Jackson, MS

Man in Clinton hotel standoff being charged with felony

Source: Clinton Police Dept. Source: Clinton Police Dept.
CLINTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Sunday the City of Clinton released more information on the the early morning standoff situation.

Following a standoff with CPD (Clinton Police Dept.) and HCSO (Hinds County Sheriff's Dept.)  the suspect, identified as 43-year-old Derick Lashun Taylor of Brandon,  was taken into custody around 11:30 a.m.

Taylor’s female victim escaped from the hotel room and was taken to a local hospital.

Police responded to the Quality Inn on Johnston Place Sunday morning around 8:20 a.m. 

Taylor was charged with aggravated domestic assault, a felony, and he's  currently in the Clinton Jail. Bond has not been set at this time.

The statement went on to say, at this time, the victim remains in the hospital with one gunshot wound to the head area and one to the hand. 

Additional charges may be forthcoming following additional investigation.

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