Wellness check leads to police standoff
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wellness check turned into a standoff in the 8500 block of Fox Heather Cove.
According to authorities, the caller asked officers to check on his 85-year-old mother over concerns her 20-year-old caretaker was abusing her.
When they arrived on the scene Thursday evening, officers said they saw the caretaker holding a rifle to the woman’s back.
The scene was cleared by 10 p.m.
WREG is working to learn more about this incident.