Updated Aug. 18, 1:25 p.m.
After further investigation, police determined there was no hostage situation.
The individuals inside the apartment were not being held against their will.
However, investigators did charge Deonta Thomas, 31, of Tupelo, with possession of a firearm by a felon.
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TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Police detained one person for questioning following a hostage situation Monday morning in Tupelo.
According to the Tupelo Police Department, the situation occurred at approximately 9:30 on Green Tee Road at The Oaks Apartments.
A domestic disturbance reportedly escalated into a man holding one or more people in an apartment.
Police officers managed to resolve the situation peacefully approximately one hour later.
Police reported no physical injuries.