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Madisonville Woman Arrested For Firing Gun at Burkes Outlet

Police say the suspect fired a gun but no one was hurt and no damage was found.

Posted: May 30, 2021 7:17 PM
Updated: May 30, 2021 8:14 PM

A Sunday shopping trip to Burkes Outlet turned into anything but a pleasant experience after police say a customer got into an argument that ended with her firing a gun as she exited the store.

Madisonville police officers say Burkes became the scene of shots fired call after an argument in the store got heated.

Police were called out to the store at 401 Madison Square Drive for a report of a shot fired around 1:45 pm Sunday.

Responding officers learned the ordeal began with a verbal altercation inside the store between Candis Doss and another person.

Police say as Doss left the store, she fired a single gunshot.

No damage was found and no one was hurt.

Doss was arrested for wanton endangerment, 1st degree, and booked into the Hopkins County Detention Center.

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