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Franklin County man jailed after reported standoff with deputies

Robert Maller (Source: Franklin County SO) Robert Maller (Source: Franklin County SO)
FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A Franklin County man is facing several charges after an alleged standoff with law enforcement.

Robert Maller, 21, of Pershing, Illinois was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm.

Authorities say he was arrested early Tuesday morning by Franklin County sheriff's deputies after a brief standoff with police.

Deputies were originally were called to the home around midnight after receiving a report of a domestic dispute involving a man with a gun threatening people in the house.

Sheriff Don Jones says that Maller allegedly fired a handgun inside the house during the domestic dispute.

Maller was being held in the Franklin County Jail. No bond has been set at this time.

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