Argument Over a Man Leads to Shooting

(Hamilton Oh.)--A Hamilton woman is facing charges after police say she shot another woman in an argument over a man.

Hamilton police were called just after midnight Thursday after Trisha Deaton reportedly shot a woman and pushed her over a balcony at an apartment on South Erie Boulevard in Hamilton.

Trisha Deaton faces felonious assault and other charges.

Police say Deaton admitted to being intoxicated at the time of the incident. She is also facing charges of discharging a firearm in a prohibited area, using weapons while intoxicated, inducing panic and obstructing official business. She reportedly refused to come out after police arrived on the scene, forcing the SWAT team to be dispatched. She eventually surrendered with out incident, police say a search of the apartment turned up a .357 Magnum in the couch.

That victim was shot in her face hands and legs but she is expected to recover.


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