Williston woman arrested for firing gun during fight

Published: Oct. 27, 2018 at 7:17 PM CDT
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A Williston woman is in jail after firing a gun during a fight and threatening to kill the men fighting.

Williston police say around 8:30 Wednesday night, they responded to a report of a gunshot at an apartment complex in the 4000 block of 7th Avenue West.

Police say they were told there was a fight. They say 24-year-old Samantha Jean Johnson came out on the second floor balcony and fired a round from a handgun into the air. Witnesses told police she threatened to shoot and kill the guys fighting. Police say a search warrant of her apartment revealed two handguns, a baggie of marijuana, THC gummies and drug paraphernalia.

Johnson has been charged with terrorizing, discharging a firearm within the city, and possession of drugs and paraphernalia. Her bond has been set at $5,000.