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Senior -Who Lead Police Standoff- In Jail

Early Tuesday afternoon 66 year old Evelyn Thornton was booked into the Smith County Jail.

Thornton led Police on a 6 hour standoff on Saturday. Authorities told KLTV her injuries in her mug shot are not a result of a gunshot wound, but are from a less than lethal weapon. Don Martin with Tyler Police said it is a type of bean bag and the impact from it are the reason for her facial injuries.

Thornton is charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Bail is set $150,000.

Danielle Capper, Reporting.


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