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Jackson man arrested for assaulting wife, holding her against her will

Jessie Bullock; Source: JPD Jessie Bullock; Source: JPD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A man was arrested and charged after being accused of assaulting his wife and holding her against her will at gunpoint. 

56-year-old Jessie Bullock is being charged with domestic simple assault and kidnapping and convicted felon in possession of a firearm. 

Officers recovered the gun Bullock used to threaten his wife.

According to JPD, the disturbance took place on Thornwood Place shortly before 9:00 p.m.

Officers learned that a husband, armed with a firearm, had assaulted his wife and was holding her against her will. 

The husband was eventually convinced to release his wife who what then taken to safety. She suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

Several minutes later, officers were able to talk him down and safely took the husband into custody without further incident. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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