Armed woman holes up in travel trailer after domestic dispute

Genna Michelle Ferguson.(Police photo)
Genna Michelle Ferguson.(Police photo)(KWTX)
Published: Mar. 13, 2019 at 12:26 PM CDT
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Genna Michelle Ferguson was in custody Wednesday charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family violence after a domestic dispute that led to an early-morning standoff in a Copperas Cove neighborhood, some of whose residents were evacuated as a precaution.

She surrendered at around 5 a.m. Wednesday after three hours of negotiations.

Officers responded early Wednesday to a home in the 500 block of Primrose Drive after receiving a 911 call from the victim, whom police did not identify.

The caller reported that he was drinking with Ferguson in a travel trailer behind the home when Ferguson told him to leave, police said.

When the victim didn’t immediately depart, police said, Ferguson fired a shotgun round that struck the roof of the trailer and then pointed a pistol at him, police said.

The victim fled to the home and called police.

After Ferguson refused to come out of the trailer, the Copperas Cove Special Weapons and Tactics Team responded and started negotiations.

Ferguson was charged late Wednesday morning and was awaiting transfer to the Coryell County Jail, police said.