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Standoff ends with arrest in Laurel

Floyd Burk West Jr. Floyd Burk West Jr.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Around 12:30 a.m. Friday, officers of the Laurel Police Department were dispatched in reference to shots fired at a residence. 

Upon arrival, officers encountered a man barricaded inside a residence where he had fired multiple shots from a bedroom window at various targets.

Officers were able to negotiate with the suspect who later surrendered himself to officers. The suspect identified as 56-year old Floyd Burk West Jr.

West is being charged with attempted aggravated assault and shooting into a occupied motor vehicle along with several misdemeanor charges. 

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