SWAT Team Called Into Wilson Standoff

Police say a domestic dispute escalated to the point a SWAT team had to be called in Thursday.

The incident happened in Wilson County at a mobile home off Highway 42.

Officers say the mother of 22- year-old Charles Michael Sasser called authorities saying her son had locked himself, his girlfriend and infant child in the house.

Police say Sasser threw a child seat out the back door and shot it up, saying he would not leave the residence alive. He eventually gave up and walked out of the home, handing over the child unharmed.

Sasser is charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling, along with damage to property charges .

Sasser is in the Wilson County jail under a $25,000 bond.

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