Woman charged in campground gun incident

A woman accused of holding a pistol while confronting two people at the campground where she worked has been charged.

Posted: Jun 4, 2019 10:51 AM
Updated: Jun 5, 2019 9:43 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A woman accused of holding a pistol while confronting two people at the campground where she worked has been charged.

WTVA 9 News' partner The Starkville Daily News reports Ruby Howell, 70, turned herself in Tuesday morning on a misdemeanor charge of threatening exhibition of a weapon.

The video of the incident at the Starkville Kampgrounds of America at Oktibbeha County Lake on May 26 shows Howell with a gun in her hand while talking to the couple

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Howell worked at the campground and has since been fired.

The Starkville Daily News reports Howell posted a $500 bond and was released.

Her court date is scheduled for June 25 in justice court. 

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