North Vernon woman arrested after firing gun in dispute

North Vernon Police arrested a woman Sunday afternoon after receiving reports of a shot fired in the 200 block of Park Avenue. When police arrived, they determined that a verbal disagreement has escalated, resulting in the arrest of 49-year-old Marla Hankins, of North Vernon.

Hankins is facing preliminary charges of Intimidation while Armed with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon and Possession of Paraphernalia.

No one was hurt.