Shots fired after two women fight over man in Manitowoc

MANITOWOC, Wis. - Shots were fired in Manitowoc Sunday afternoon after two women allegedly got into a heated argument over a man.

On July 23 around 3:30 p.m., Manitowoc Police were called to the 5300 block of Calumet Ave for a disturbance.

A 26-year-old Manitowoc woman was allegedly assaulted by a 29-year-old Manitowoc woman, police said.

The two were arguing over a man, according to officers. The 29-year-old allegedly punched the other woman repeatedly and caused serious injuries.

During the assault, the 26-year-old grabbed a 9mm handgun and shot a round into the air then fled, police said. She was picked up by a friend.

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 said she was acting in self defense.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Manitowoc Police Department at 920-686-6551.

 

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