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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