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Woman arrested for firing gun into air during fight in Newport News parking garage

Woman arrested for firing gun into air during fight in Newport News parking garage
Posted at 11:55 AM, Apr 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-09 11:55:38-04

Ericka Newsome

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police arrested a woman accused of firing a gun into the air during a fight in a parking garage behind the Cove Tavern.

Officers were called to the parking garage, located in the 700 block of Towne Center Drive, early Saturday morning when a large crowd was seen fighting on the second floor.

As officers came up to the crowd, a woman identified as Ericka Newsome was seen shooting a gun into the air of the parking garage. Officers also saw a car with damage from the gunfire.

Newsome, 32, was arrested and charged with brandishing a firearm, shooting in a public place and two counts of reckless handling of a firearm.