Police: woman fires .357 round while being forced out of home

Published: Jan. 15, 2018 at 3:34 PM MST
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Shoshone Police arrested a woman Sunday night after she reportedly forced her way into a residence, brandished a gun and shot a round.

Police didn’t release the woman’s name Monday afternoon and said no one was injured.

In a news release posted on the department’s Facebook page, police responded to a residence on the 200 block of West B Street. After talking with witnesses, police tracked the suspect to her residence, where police challenged her to surrender.

The news release said police said the woman reportedly forced her way in to the home and displayed the weapon to four or five people. The people in the home forcefully pushed her out of the house at which point the suspect allegedly fired a .357 round. Police found the gun at the scene of the incident.

The female faces burglary, aggravated assault and felony injury to a child charges.

Police said they believe this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Idaho Health and Welfare assisted the police department.

Anyone who may have information or witnessed the incident are encouraged to contact the Shoshone Police Department either through its Facebook page or by calling SIRCOMM 208-324-1911.

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Posted by City of Shoshone Police Department on Monday, January 15, 2018

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