Palatka woman arrested after standoff in Gainesville apartment

Published: May. 14, 2022 at 6:52 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A Palatka woman was arrested in Gainesville after she threatened another woman with a gun.

Gainesville police report that 24-year-old Tiernee Simmons was in an argument with someone they knew after getting a haircut from them.

Police say Simmons pulled a black handgun on the victim before another witness called 911.

Gainesville Police officers arrived at the scene, where Simmons had locked herself in the apartment in southeast Gainesville before surrendering after hours passed by.

Simmons is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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