Marshall woman arrested for shooting at police

Marshall woman arrested for shooting at police
Harris County Sheriff's Department

POSTED: Friday, April 5, 2013 - 8:15pm

UPDATED: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 8:02am

A Marshall woman was arrested Friday after shooting at police officers.

Authorities arrested Kelly Ann Tibbetts, 32, of Marshall, for attempted capital murder of a peace officer.

On Friday, around 3:48 p.m., the Marshall Police Department responded to a call in the 700 Block of West Burleson Street in reference to a woman who barricaded herself inside her home and was allegedly armed.

As the stand off continued, it was learned that Tibbetts was armed with a rifle.

Several rounds were fired by Tibbetts and after a short time, officers were able to manage the situation. Tibbetts surrendered and exited the house without incident. 

Tibbetts was taken to the Harrison County Jail.

Attempted capital murder of a peace officer is a 1st degree felony and punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life or for any term of not more that 99 years or less that five years and a possible fine not to exceed $10,000.

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