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Law enforcement agencies respond to standoff situation

IUKA -- Multiple law enforcement agencies remain on the scene Sunday evening in what is being called a standoff situation at a house in north Iuka off Old Highway 25 inside the city limits.

Units with the Iuka Police Department, Tishomingo County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and emergency personnel were on the scene Sunday afternoon. Officials said an Emergency Response Team had been summoned.

Tishomingo County Sheriff John Dennis Daughtery declined comment when contacted by the Daily Corinthian.

"I can't talk right now," said the sheriff about 6 p.m. "We are busy with this situation."

The Daily Corinthian will report information as it becomes available.