Laurel Police involved in a standoff

January 25, 2016


Laurel, Miss. - A Laurel man is charged after a standoff over the weekend.


Police were dispatched to a home after shots were heard coming from it.


Police said Floyd Burk West Jr, 56, was barricaded inside a residence where he then fired multiple shots from a bedroom window.


Officers were able to negotiate with West, who eventually surrendered.


West is charged with attempted aggravated assault, among other things.


West has an official bond of $100,000.

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