Move Over, Ma Baker

An 80-year-old West Tennessee woman and her son are being held in jail after deputies said she shot at them when they came to arrest the man.

Sheriff Melvin Bond said the elderly woman fired several shots at officers one night in a standoff that began when deputies tried to capture her 60-year-old son.

The Jackson Sun quoted Bond who said four deputies went to the woman's mobile home on a tip that her son was there. Bond said officers heard the man talking inside the trailer and -- when they knocked on the door -- the woman opened it, slammed it shut and fired a shot through it.

The deputies took cover and, during the hour-long standoff, two more shots were fired through the door.

There were no injuries. The man was found hiding in a tiny closet, in the mobile home.

Source: The Jackson Sun,

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