On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017, at approximately 3:30 pm, Manitowoc Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 5300 block of Calumet Avenue in the City of Manitowoc for a disturbance. Officers say a 26 year old Manitowoc woman, was assaulted by a 29 year old Manitowoc woman, after police say were arguing over a man.
The woman, was reportedly punched numerous times by the 29 year old woman, causing serious injuries. During the assault, the victim grabbed a 9mm handgun, and shot a round into the air, and fled on scene, where she was picked up by a friend.
Police said, witnesses on scene saw the suspect and her friend driving north on Dufek Dr. in a black Buick. The 29 year old was held at the Manitowoc County Jail, on a charge of battery.
The victim, was not charged for firing her gun, as officers say she was acting in self defense.
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