Clinton Police have arrested in the Sunday morning response to the Quality Inn on Johnston Place this morning around 8:20 AM. Following a standoff with CPD and HCSO officers, the suspect was taken into custody around 11:30 AM. Taylor’s female victim escaped from the hotel room and was taken to a local hospital.
Clinton Police have arrested Derick Lashun Taylor, 43 y/o male of Brandon, MS and charged him with aggravated domestic assault (felony). Taylor is currently in the Clinton Jail. Bond has not been set at this time.
At this time, the victim remains in the hospital with one GSW to the head area and one to the hand.
Additional charges may be forthcoming following additional investigation.