A Graves County man is accused of attempting to set fire to a home with himself, a woman and four children inside.
State Police were called to a home in Mayfield early this morning after dispatch received a 911 call asking for help. The caller said Floyd Holmes III was making threats against her and her four children.
Holmes had reportedly shot himself, according to the caller, who said he was possibly still armed. When troopers arrived, they found that he had not shot himself, but had attempted to burn the home down with everyone inside.
Holmes was charged with Arson and five counts of Wanton Endangerment. He also faces charges of Possession of Marijuana and Posession of Drug Paraphernalia.