Police: Woman fired gun into ceiling near child

      IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A southeastern Idaho woman police say shot a .45-caliber pistol into the air while in a bedroom with a 5-year-old girl has been taken into custody.

      Police tell the Post Register that officers responded about 1 a.m. Sunday after the girl called 911 and reported having witnessed the woman shoot herself.

      But police say the Idaho Falls woman discharged a round into the air and answered the door when police arrived.

      The woman is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and felony injury to a child.

      The woman on Tuesday was being held in the Bonneville County Jail on $15,000 bail.

      It's unclear if she has an attorney.


      Information from: Post Register