Standoff in Mendenhall Ends Peacefully

(Mendenhall, MS)– A standoff between police and an assault suspect has ended peacefully. Deputies went to a home in Mendenhall Monday night to serve a warrant for the arrest of 23 year old Joseph McGovern. He was wanted on a felony aggravated assault charge against a deputy last week. McGovern refused to come out and then barricaded himself in the house. Around 11 p.m. McGovern surrendered to authorities.

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