Woman Taken Into Custody After Shooting At Marion Firefighter


UPDATED: Saturday June 14, 2014 9:02 PM

A Marion woman was taken into custody after firing a gun at a firefighter.

It happened in the 400 block of East Mark Street in Marion around 5:40 a.m. Saturday.

Marion fire officials said firefighters were responding to a report of an unauthorized burn.

They said the woman who lived at the house became combative after they told her they were going to put the fire out because it was not in compliance with burning standards. Firefighters said the woman stepped in front of the hose and pulled out a handgun and then fired. No one was hit.

The firefighters then moved to a safe location and called for police.

Police officers took the woman into custody. Her name has not been released.

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