Man using meth could be to blame for Millington standoff - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man using meth could be to blame for Millington standoff

Louis Hall (Source: SCSO) Louis Hall (Source: SCSO)
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man is in custody charged with aggravated assault after a standoff situation in Millington.

Investigators took Louis Hall into custody Monday. They said he was the man that sparked a standoff on Ward Road.

They said he and a woman, Lauran Melton, were high on meth when they broke into Melton's mother's house.

Once inside, the mother said Hall pointed a sawed off shotgun at her while Melton threatened to beat her to death.

Deputies arrived and eventually brought Hall and Melton into custody.

Hall is in jail on aggravated assault and illegal weapons charges. Melton was also charged with aggravated assaulted and committed to a mental health facility.

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